GSEs transfer $5.5B of credit risk in 1Q: FHFA

The government-sponsored enterprises transferred $5.5 billion of credit risk on $174 billion of mortgages in their portfolios during the first quarter, according to a Federal Housing finance agency report. debt issuances from the agencies were the primary risk transfer method.

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The decline in capital is primarily attributable to an increase in home prices and additional capital relief from credit risk transfers, partially offset by growth of our book of business. We use credit risk transfers to reduce the amount of capital we would be required to hold under FHFA’s proposed rule.

F&F transferred $5.5B of credit risk on $174B of mortgages in their portfolios to buyers with an appetite for that. Few deny, however, that reform is badly needed to end the government’s conservatorship of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae and to eliminate taxpayers’ risk exposure concerning the housing giants.

Solid Alignment of Interests: While the transaction is designed to transfer credit risk to private investors, Fitch believes the transaction benefits from a solid alignment of interests. Fannie Mae.

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Following the housing market crash, mortgage default rates increased dramatically, and the GSEs became more aggressive in terms of enforcing the reps and warrants. In some cases, lenders were required to repurchase loans from the GSEs for relatively minor breeches with little obvious impact on credit risk.

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What is most important is who ultimately bears the risk. and GSE guarantees, for example, as a way of stabilizing financial markets – and they can be justified in a "second best" sense as a way of.