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Press Releases

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Studies

  • A Responsible Market for Housing Finance – A Progressive Plan to Reform the U.S. Secondary Market for Residential Mortgages, by the Mortgage Finance Working Group, January 2011. (PDF)
  • CFA White Paper on Secondary Mortgage Market Policies, 06/10/10. (PDF)

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Testimony and Comments

  • CFA et al Comment Letter on Duty To Serve for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, 05/15/2014. (PDF)
  • CFA Sign On Letter on Housing Finance Reform and Taxpayer Protection Act of 2014, 04/26/2014. (PDF)
  • Joint CFA-CAP Response to Senate Banking Committee Questions re: Mortgage Finance Reform, 11/06/2013. (PDF)
  • Comments on Mortgage Finance Reform Submitted to Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, 10/15/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA, et al Comments on FHFA Single Securitization Platform Proposal, 12/03/12. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments to FHFA on State-Level Guarantee Fee Pricing, 11/27/12. (PDF)
  • CFA, CRL et al Joint Comments on GSE Housing Goals Proposal For 2012-2014, 07/30/12. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on FHFA Strategic Plan 2013-17, 06/14/12. (PDF)
  • AFR-CFA Comments on FHFA RFI on Foreclosed Fannie, Freddie and FHA Homes, 09/19/11.(PDF)
  • Joint CFA/CRL/NAHB/NAR Letter to Federal Regulators on Pending Qualified Residential Mortgage Rules, 03/17/11. (PDF)
  • Joint Comment Letter on FHFA Proposed Rulemaking on GSE Duty To Serve Requirement, 07/20/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on Treasury/HUD Request for Public Input on the Housing Finance System, 07/20/10. (PDF)
  • Joint Letter from Consumer and Civil Rights Organizations on Pending Corker and McCain Amendments to S.3217, 05/10/10. (PDF)
  • CFA and other consumer/civil rights groups’ comments on proposed GSE housing goals for 2010-2011, 04/12/10. (PDF)
  • Consumer groups comment on Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's "duty to serve" underserved needs, 09/18/09. (PDF)
  • CFA's Senate Testimony Regarding the Role of the Government Sponsored Enterprises in the Mortgage Market, 02/19/05. (PDF)
  • Consumer Groups Comment on HUD Affordable Housing Goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, 07/16/04. (PDF)
  • Testimony of Allen Fishbein before the Senate Banking Committee Regarding Proposals for Improving GSE Regulation, 10/23/03. (PDF)

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Video

CFA’s Director of Housing Policy Barry Zigas, who serves as a member of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s housing commission, recently chatted with Zillow’s Chief Economist Stan Humphries about the commission’s recommendations, the critical importance of long term fixed rate mortgage finance for consumers, and the current debate around the mortgage finance system. Check out this video to learn more about the commission’s positions, and  why this discussion is important for consumers.

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