Mel Watt nomination means ‘status quo’ for the mortgage industry

"Let’s begin with the status quo. The taxpayer rescue of Fannie and Freddie in September 2008 has cost $137 billion so far. While this has been paid down from an initial $187.5 billion, taxpayers aren’t likely to get their money back anytime soon.

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In other words, DeMarco has been slower than many housing activists and mortgage lenders would like in returning to the 2008 status quo ante and releasing a flood of government money into low.

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Senate Democrats took advantage of revised rules that virtually eliminates filibustering of nominations to push the Watt nomination thru by a vote of 57-41. As head of the FHFA Mel Watt will have significant power to alter the Home Affordable Refinance Program. It is unclear exactly how long the transition of leadership will take.

Watt’s statement is payback for the liberals/progressives who want to take F/F back to the status quo of 2008 and who supported Watt to that end. In 2008 the mortgage giants were agents of federal policy on housing. The ‘mission’ was to increase home ownership at any cost.

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