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The Effects of Increasing Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s Capital

Categories: Financial Crisis/Markets,Govt Finance,Housing/Homelessness

https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/114th-congress-2015-2016/reports/52089-gse-report.pdf

Examines a scenario where the two government-sponsored enterprises would be allowed to retain an average of $5 billion of their profits annually to invest in Treasury securities and expand the amount available for mortgage underwriting.  From the Congressional Budget Office