Mel Watt

This May Be the Year the GSEs’ Fate Becomes Clear

The New Year will bring some changes for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, starting with a new federal regulator. More

More Lender Competition (and More IO) in 2014

Despite expectations that multifamily mortgage rates will move up at least moderately in 2014, borrowers should nevertheless encounter exceptional liquidity in the coming year. More

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Watt Confirmed to Head FHFA

Mel Watt will head the Federal Housing Finance Agency after all. The Senate voted 57 to 41 to confirm Watt to the post, ending a battle over leadership of the agency that oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. More

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