FHFA GC Releases Statement on Housing Finance Reform
On November 21, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released a statement by FHFA General Counsel Alfred M. Pollard, titled Housing Finance Reform: Powers and Structure of a Strong Regulator.
Alfred M. Pollard
Federal Housing Finance Agency
Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
“Housing Finance Reform: Powers and Structure of a Strong Regulator”
Chairman Johnson, Ranking Member Crapo and members of the Committee, thank you
for your invitation to testify on the powers and structure of a regulator for a revised
housing finance system. My name is Alfred M. Pollard and I am General Counsel for
the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), which is the safety and soundness
regulator of the Federal Home Loan Bank System and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
The introduction of S. 1217 and the work of the cosponsors and of the Chairman and
Ranking Member in moving forward with housing finance reform are important steps.
I have addressed the questions you put to me in your letter and will be pleased to
answer any questions you may have.
Please click here to view the statement in its entirety.
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