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.

“The Policy and Politics of GSE Reform”

January 9, 2014

Financial Services Roundtable hosted “The Policy and Politics of GSE Reform”, a panel discussion moderated by CEO Tim Pawlenty, on January 8, 2014. Panelists included U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), Jim Parrott of the Urban Institute, and Robert Couch of the Bipartisan Policy Center. Opening remarks were delivered by Housing Policy Council President John Dalton.

US Senators push for Fannie & Freddie wind-down

January 8, 2014

US senators Bob Corker and Mark Warner on Wednesday made another push for their legislation to wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, saying the opportunity to resolve the ownership of the mortgage finance agencies bailed out during the financial crisis should not be squandered.