Freddie Mac wants to provide tens of millions of dollars in financing to midsize landlords, N.Y. Times reports.
Bruce Berkowitz's Fairholme Fund is betting on a comeback with Sears, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Buying a home used to be a good way to invest your money. Renting may now be a better option.
Bill Ackman said on a Pershing Square investor call Wednesday that he has an unnamed investment position that gained double digits.
If the Trump administration deregulates big banks, nonbank lenders may face more competition in the mortgage market.
Brian Faux helped rewrite mortgage policy after the 2007 housing crisis. Now he wants to rewrite how mortgages are bought and sold.
LendingClub reported its largest quarterly loss in a year as it struggles to bring banks back to its online lending platform.
Some states offer better protections for working parents, but high child-care costs can still crush your budget.
Before Hillary rewrites history, let's look at how the Clintons contributed to the Great Recession, write Larry Kudlow and Stephen Moore.
Here's why Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's new proposal to help homeowners should be adopted, says housing expert Elyse Cherry.
Higher costs for land and labor are casting an even bigger chill over homebuilders than the brutal February weather plaguing much of the nation.
Is a banking crisis brewing in this Asian nation's giant economy? Moody's studied the problem to see how it could affect U.S. institutions.
Bethany McLean, Vanity Fair Contributing Editor, discusses Senator Bob Corker's conversation about hedge funds pushing a Fannie & Freddie IPO.
A high-profile financial crisis case against two former Fannie Mae executives came to a quiet end Monday when the two men agreed to settle for a total of $35,000.
Bethany McLean, CNBC Contributor, Vanity Fair Contributing Editor; Reuters Columnist, discusses potential risk posed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which control over $5 trillion in mortgage debt.
Banking analyst Dick Bove believes following the industry's biggest names will pave the road to profitability over the next 12 months.
The CEOs of government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are getting $3.4 million raises.
As it gets easier to get a mortgage, more lenders are getting creative in what they are offering consumers.
Four million more loans would have been made between 2009 and 2013 if lenders had used the same standards as were used in 2001, says a new report.
Nonbank mortgage lending rose to 37.5 percent of the market during 2014, up from 14 percent in 2011. Who are the players?