Obama Signals Support for Easing Mortgage Rules

Witkowski, Rachel
August 2013
American Banker;8/ 8/2013, Vol. 178 Issue 122, p21
Trade Publication
The article notes an August 6, 2013 speech made by U.S. President Barack Obama in which he referred to the housing market and discusses the idea that the President was signaling his support for simplifying mortgage regulations. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB's) qualified mortgage (QM) and qualified residential mortgage (QRM) rules are discussed. The perspectives of analysts Isaac Boltansky and David Coleman are noted.


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