Banks: Make Freddie, Fannie maintain higher capital levels

Prakash, Snigdha
November 1996
American Banker;11/14/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 219, p12
Trade Publication
Reports on the banks' lobbying measure for the government to increase the capital that must be held by housing finance agencies Federal National Mortgage Corp. and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp to loosen the mortgage investment business. Triple-A standard rating on their financial merits; Support of mortgage bankers, real estate agents, and home builders. INSET: Choosing sides..


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