Summary

A bill to revoke the charters for the Federal National Mortgage Corporation and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation upon resolution of their obligations, to create a new... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Dec 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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A BILL

To revoke the charters for the Federal National Mortgage Corporation and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation upon resolution of their obligations, to create a new Mortgage Finance Agency for the securitization of single family and multifamily mortgages, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; FINDINGS.

(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Mortgage Finance Act of 2011''. (b) Findings.--Congress finds that-- (1) dependable, transparent, and liquid primary and secondary markets for high-quality residential and multifamily mortgages are critical to a safe and sound housing market; (2) Congress wishes to terminate the Congressional charters and operations of the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, and to wind them down through an orderly receivership process, without disrupting the housing markets; (3) taxpayers have expended billions of dollars on behalf of the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation during the period of their conservatorship, and such expenditures should be recouped; (4) increased participation by the private sector to provide mortgage market liquidity and credit risk mitigation is necessary and desirable to reduce dependence on Government guarantees, and to make remote any future needs for taxpayer assistance; (5) this Act creates a new transitional facility to guarantee securitizations of high-quality residential mortgages, to ensure a sound and stable housing market; (6) multiple layers of private capital and the creation...

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Bill Summary

A bill to revoke the charters for the Federal National Mortgage Corporation and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation upon resolution of their obligations, to create a new Mortgage Finance Agency for the securitization of single family and multifamily mortgages, and for other purposes.

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