After Fannie and Freddie
Most Republicans and even many Democrats agree that we should replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The problem is figuring out what comes next.
This Old Housing Policy
The time is past due for reform in Federal housing policy. To get Freddie Mac and Fanny Mae out of their protracted receivership, we should look to Ginnie Mae’s superior model.
Time for Congress to Act on Fannie, Freddie
Since I took a look at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for The American Interest late last year, the future of both agencies has remained uncharted by Congress. My piece offered a brief history of the Depression-era birth of Fannie Mae and its younger thrift-inspired sibling, Freddie Mac. For much of that history, these government-sponsored […]