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News From NAMB: March 8, 2018

Valerie Saunders
Mar 08, 2018

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Tensions Run High as Dodd-Frank Rollback Bill Nears Senate Vote
Tensions are running high as the Dodd-Frank rollback bill, S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, designed to deregulate the banking industry is up for a Senate vote this week. Click here for more info.

The Bank Deregulation Bill in the Senate, Explained
Republicans and Democrats in Congress appear to have finally found something they can agree on, and it’s not immigration, or gun control, or health care. They’re easing some rules for banks. Click here for more info.

Fannie Mae: Confidence in Housing Falls in February
Americans’ confidence in housing fell slightly in February, reversing gains from the previous month, according to Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index. Click here for more info.

FHFA Proposes Amendments to FHLB Affordable Housing Program Regs
The Federal Housing Finance Agency has announced proposed changes to its regulation on the Federal Home Loan Banks' Affordable Housing Program (AHP) and is seeking comments on the changes. Click here for more info.

Housing Affordability Hits Nine-Year Low
The home-purchase market sunk to its least affordable point since 2009 to begin the year, Black Knight reported this week. Click here for more info.

Valerie Saunders, CRMS is Executive Director of NAMBValerie Saunders, CRMS is Executive Director of NAMB. She may be reached by phone at (202) 434-8250 or e-mail [email protected].

Mar 08, 2018