NCRC Statement on Updates to Common Securitization Platform

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to updates to the Common Securitization Platform released by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “The potential that the Common Securitization Platform (CSP) will be opened up in the future to entities other than government-sponsored enterprises — Fannie Mae […]

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NCRC Statement on FHFA Effort to Expand Credit Access

Washington, DC – Today, in response to Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mel Watt’s announcement that FHFA has revised and clarified the Representation and Warranty framework, and will be developing new guidelines for mortgages with loan-to-value ratios between 95 and 97 percent, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We applaud […]

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NCRC Statement on the Release of the Johnson-Crapo Housing Finance Reform Bill

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the release of a draft housing finance reform bill by Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Chairman Tim Johnson and Ranking Member Mike Crapo, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “While we are encouraged that the Johnson-Crapo draft incorporates elements of a […]

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NCRC Applauds Senate Confirmation of Sarah Bloom Raskin as Deputy Treasury Secretary

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the Senate’s confirmation of Sarah Bloom Raskin as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We applaud the confirmation of Sarah Bloom Raskin as Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Department. During […]

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NCRC Statement on Johnson and Crapo Agreement on Housing Finance Reform

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to an agreement on housing finance reform released by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson and Ranking Member Mike Crapo, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We are encouraged that the principles for housing finance reform agreed upon by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson […]

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NCRC to Host GSE and Housing Finance Reform Forum

Washington, DC—As the fate of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac continues to sit in limbo, it remains unclear what the future holds for our system of housing finance. Despite the fact that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have played a valuable role in helping to grow the middle class in America, the reform debate has […]

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Locked Out: What Losing Fannie, Freddie, and the Affordable Housing Goals Will Mean for the American Dream

  Please join us for an important conversation about the future of the government-sponsored enterprises and housing finance reform on Friday, January 31 at 8:30 a.m. “Locked Out: What Losing Fannie, Freddie, and the Affordable Housing Goals Will Mean for the American Dream” will tackle two critical questions in the reform debate: Can we afford […]

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NCRC Statement on President Obama’s Arizona Housing Address

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to President Obama’s speech on housing in Arizona, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We applaud the President for stressing the importance of access to homeownership, affordable rental housing, and responsible lending. But we are very concerned that the President didn’t address what is missing from […]

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NCRC Applauds Nomination of Mel Watt to Head FHFA

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition applauded the nomination of Representative Mel Watt to lead the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “Mel Watt is an excellent choice to lead the FHFA. He is well qualified and sure to be a strong leader […]

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