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Groups renew pitch for GSE buffers – Scotsman Guide 3/24/17

March 24, 2017 As reported by Victor Whitman on, two small-lender trade groups, CMLA and CHLA, and others are urging FHFA to allow Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to rebuild capital buffers in the event of quarterly losses. Click Here for full article.  

Fannie Rental Securitization Deal Draws Fire from Industry Groups – National Mortgage News 3/15/17

  March 15 2017, 1:22pm EDT As reported by  Brian Collins in National Mortgage News, the Community Home Lenders Association and the National Association of Realtors are raising concerns about a Fannie Mae financing deal involving the securitization of single-family rental homes, arguing it is too far removed from the government-sponsored enterprise’s mandate. Click Here for full article.  

Trade Group Questions Fannie's Blackstone Deal – Scotsman Guide 3/15/17

Mar 15, 2017   13:00 ET As reported by Victor Whitman on, the Community Home Lenders Association has concerns regarding Fannie Mae’s plans to refinance thousands of single-family homes by lending to the private equity firm, Blackstone Grou Click Here for full article.  

Is Trump's suspension of FHA mortgage insurance premium cut good or bad? – Housing Wire 1/20/2017

Suspended indefinitely January 20, 2017 by  Brena Swanson From the above-referenced Housing Wire article:  “Scott Olson, the Community Home Lenders Association’s executive director, is hopeful that the cut will stick around after review.  ‘Based on the prior administration’s lack of communication on the FHA premium reduction, we believe the decision to review such action prior to implementation is prudent.  We are confident the review will support