Posts Tagged ‘ Freddie Mac ’

NAHB Says Senate Bill is Important Step Forward on Road to Housing Finance Reform

Jun 27th, 2013

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) says the bipartisan legislation introduced this week by Sens. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) is an important first step in moving the dialogue forward on overhauling the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and the U.S. housing finance system. The Housing Finance Reform and [...]

Economists Say Housing Will See Upturn; Warn Headwinds May Impede Growth

Jan 24th, 2013

Economists speaking at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas say the housing market will begin to pick up speed in its recovery during 2013, but note that this growth may be met with some opposition. “Nearly every measure of housing market strength—sales, starts, prices, permits and builder confidence—has been trending upward in recent months [...]