890May 1, 2012
U.S. Economy and the Housing Market
Panelists talked about the economy and the state of the U.S. housing market. They focused on foreclosure and interest rates, as well as construction and sales.
2,001Apr 9, 2010
2008 Financial Crisis and Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight, Day 3
Former officials from Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) and its successor agency in 2008, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), talked about their oversight of Fannie ...
76Jul 30, 2009
Federal Housing Finance Agency
Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) director James B. Lockhart spoke about progress the agency has made in the year since its creation, the secondary mortgage market, and upcoming challenges for ...
683Jun 3, 2009
Hearing on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Panel 1
A hearing was held on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The panelists, who were officials of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), testified about the preservation of the assets of Fannie Mae ...
77Dec 8, 2008
National Housing Industry Challenges
As part of a day-long conference on housing, Kathleen Hays moderated a panel on the challenges faced by the housing industry and mortgage lenders. Among the topics they addressed were federal ...
55Nov 11, 2008
The Federal Housing Finance Agency, which took control of mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in September 2008, announced new plans to streamline the process of modifying loans ...
431Oct 23, 2008
Regulatory Response to the Credit Crisis
Finance and housing officials testified about federal regulatory responses to the turmoil in the credit markets. They focused primarily on problems associated with the housing market and ...
88Oct 5, 2008
James Lockhart spoke by live remote from New York City about the stability of the mortgage finance system, the federal takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and regulation of the housing finance ...
105Sep 25, 2008
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Takeover, part 2
598Sep 25, 2008
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Takeover
Witnesses testified on the implications of the Treasury Department’s policies in regard to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The hearing focused on the financial take over of Fannie Mae and ...
2,251Sep 23, 2008
U.S. Credit Markets and Federal Rescue Plan
Witnesses testified about recent turmoil in the financial markets, regulation of investment banking procedures, and on the need to enact legislation quickly on the Bush Administration $700 billion ...
197Sep 7, 2008
Federal Takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Jr., and Federal Housing Finance Agency Director James Lockhart announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would be under the conservatorship of the FHFA starting ...
54Dec 6, 2007
Mortgage Proposal Reaction
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson talked about the subprime mortgage crisis. He talked about the governmental interests in the development of a market-based solution. He said that mortgage ...
154Jun 6, 2006
Oversight of Fannie Mae
Mr. Lockhart reviewed the final report by the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight on the accounting irregularities at Fannie Mae home mortgage corporation. Topics included the ...
47May 24, 2006
Fannie Mae Investigation
Mr. Lockhart talked about the report from the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight on Fannie Mae’s accounting errors. The report blamed both Fannie Mae’s board and ...
71May 23, 2006
Report on Fannie Mae
Officials released a report of a special examination of Fannie Mae and answered questions from reporters about the content of the report. The also announced a settlement with Fannie Mae that ...
29Nov 19, 2002
Officials testified about various government agencies' computer security and about their ability to protect systems from fraud, misuse and cyberterrorism. A Government Accounting Office study ...
4Mar 26, 1990
Private Pension Systems, Part 3