The Federal Housing Finance Agency, regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, is developing rules to reduce down payments for mortgages.» Read More
CNBC's Diana Olick spoke to Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae chief economist, who cut his housing forecasts for next year.
The FHFA filed 18 lawsuits against Goldman and other banks in 2011 over about $200 billion in mortgage-backed securities that later went sour.
SunTrust Mortgage has agreed to pay $968 million to settle a federal probe into allegations of mortgage origination, the US Justice Department said.
Stuart Miller, Lennar Corp. CEO, shares perspective on the housing recovery and mortgage market. It's unclear when household formation will resume, say Miller. And Mike Jackson, AutoNation chairman, weighs in.
Carl Icahn is the latest tycoon to invest in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Why he might be right about the troubled mortgage giants.
Activist investor Carl Icahn acquired 6.8 million common shares of Fannie Mae and 5.7 million common shares of Freddie Mac from Fairholme Funds.
The regulator of government-controlled mortgage finance firms Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac said on Sunday he would not oppose them having a smaller presence in the market
Sen. Bob Corker, (R-Tenn.), discusses his plan to replace government-sponsored Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a new federal mortgage insurance corporation.
The regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the HUD secretary announced plans to make credit more available to homeowners.
Home prices are moving so far, so fast, that at least 1,000 local housing markets have hit all-time price highs.
Younger renters consider down payment and credit score to be top obstacles to getting a mortgage, according to a Fannie Mae survey.
Discussing Bill Ackman's take on Fannie and Freddie, with Jim Lacamp, UBS; Dani Hughes, Divine Capital; CNBC's Dominic Chu and Kayla Tausche.
CNBC's Scott Wapner reports investor Bill Ackman is boosting his stake in both Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
Lehman Brothers may be long dead, but its assets continue to be a lucrative investment for hedge funds.
Twenty-five years from now, people will still aspire to own a home, but the issue will be how they come to buy one.
The chances that Congress would pass significant housing reform this midterm election year are fairly slim, POLITICO's Ben White says.
Hedge fund managers aren't concerned about the sharp price drops of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac stock this week while waiting for a bigger payday.
Sen. Bob Corker, (R-Tenn), discusses the Senate Banking Committee's proposed legislation to overhaul the housing finance market.
Jerry Howard, National Association of Home Builders CEO, discusses how a plan to overhaul the housing finance system and replace lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will impact the housing industry.
CNBC's Kate Kelly discusses the future of mortgage giants Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac amid a bi-partisan deal on Capitol Hill to phase out the two lenders and what big hedge funds stand to get hit the hardest.