Potential Housing Finance Reform Puts Fannie, Freddie in the Spotlight

 

When the Great Recession hit in 2007 and 2008, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were collateral damage–entering conservatorship in 2008 and changing the marketplace for investing in low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs).

Housing finance reform is possibly on the menu for 2020, but insiders suggest it won’t be nearly as drastic.