Hensarling Opens The Door For Housing Compromise

Law360, New York (December 6, 2017, 3:46 PM EST) -- A key House lawmaker on Wednesday signaled his willingness to make a deal to reshape the U.S. housing finance market and eliminate Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, marking a potentially significant future shift in the way Americans buy their homes.

U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, said at a conference hosted by the National Association of Realtors in Washington that he would be open to a deal that would wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and bring more private capital...
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