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  • Committee Members Concerned FHA is Harming Those It is Supposed to Help
    Feb 11, 2015 - Financial Services subcommittee chairmen Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI) and Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) raised concerns with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro that FHA practices are putting taxpayers and homebuyers at risk. Taxpayers were forced to bail out FHA in 2013, and today the a... More
  • ICYMI: Watch Chairman Hensarling’s Interview on C-SPAN
    Jan 26, 2015 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) appeared on C-SPAN’s Newsmakers this past Sunday to discuss his thoughts on the President’s State of the Union speech, fundamental tax reform, the economy, and the need for Congress to pass sustainable housing finance reform. You can ... More
  • ICYMI: The Federal Housing Administration’s risky move to lower premiums
    Jan 20, 2015 - January 20, 2015 The Federal Housing Administration’s risky move to lower premiums By The Washington Post Editorial Board January 16 Contrary to many confident predictions by its leadership, the Federal Housing Administration needed a $1.7 billion federal bailout in September 2013, the first time in... More
  • Reuters: U.S. Lawmaker Directs Consumer Bureau to Ditch Office Upgrade
    Jan 13, 2015 - LINK TO THE STORY A top Republican lawmaker on Monday urged the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to abandon the renovation of its Washington building and find cheaper office space, a sign critics intend to keep up scrutiny of the agency this year. House Financial Services Committee Chairman... More