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Fannie Freddie Reform

30-Year Mortgages Could Disappear If Fannie, Freddie Are Shutdown

nytimes.com | BINYAMIN APPELBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage loan, the steady favorite of American borrowers since the 1950s, could become a luxury product, housing experts on bot...

Fannie, Freddie Taxpayer Tab Could Hit $169 Billion By Next year

Bloomberg | Lorraine Woellert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Taxpayer aid to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will reach $224 billion by the end of 2012, of which $55 billion will be returned in dividends to the U.S. ...

Fannie, Freddie May Forgive Mortgage Debt For Some Borrowers: Reuters

James Pethokoukis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Main Street may be about to get its own gigantic bailout. Rumors are running wild from Washington to Wall Street that the Obama administration is abou...

Hank Paulson: Fannie, Freddie Should Become Like 'Public Utilities'

Hank Paulson | Henry Paulson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should not be allowed to revert to their old form, crowding out private competition and putting taxpayers on the hook for f...