Lending and Leasing

FSR Advocates on behalf of members that provide consumer and small business loans and leases, mortgage lending and servicing, as well as members that invest in these assets.

FSR Statement on Ex-Im Vote

June 10, 2015

FSR released the following statement after a procedural vote in the Senate showed strong support for reauthorizing the Ex-Im Bank.

FSR, BAFT Statement for the Record

June 2, 2015

BAFT and FSR submitted a statement for the record for a Senate Banking Committee hearing regarding perspectives on the Export-Import Bank reauthorization.

American Taxpayers Could Pay Another $157.3 Billion to Bail Out Fannie & Freddie

May 1, 2015

American taxpayers are still on the hook to pay as much as $157.3 billion to bailout Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac if the two mortgage giants were to experience another severe collapse in an economic downturn according to results of stress tests that were released today by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, a clear indication that housing finance reform is still urgently needed.

Delaney-Carney-Himes Bill Is a Positive Step Forward

March 19, 2015

The Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) commended the reintroduction of housing finance reform legislation by Reps. John Delaney, John Carney and Jim Himes today as a positive step toward protecting the American taxpayers and replacing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

FSR Urges Obama to Press Congress for Housing Finance Reform

January 8, 2015

Washington, DC— The President and Congress should make housing finance reform that winds down Fannie and Freddie a priority this Congress, said the Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) following President Obama’s speech today on housing, including an announcement that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will lower its annual mortgage insurance premiums.