Regulators Hinder Housing Recovery

Rossi, Clifford
June 2012
American Banker;6/8/2012, Vol. 177 Issue F322, p8
Trade Publication
The article argues that the U.S. housing market's recovery is hindered by regulatory uncertainty that inhibits the free flow of credit in the mortgage industry. Topics include the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's delay in issuing qualified mortgage rules, lack of a transition plan for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac housing finance agencies, and the Federal Housing Administration's Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund.


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