Why Freddie Mac Resisted Refis

Why Freddie Mac Resisted Refis.

Why Freddie Mac Resisted Refis

ProPublica, Oct. 25, 2012, 3:23 p.m. Freddie Mac, the taxpayer-owned mortgage giant, made it harder for millions of Americans to refinance their high-interest-rate mortgages for fear it would cut into company profits, present and former Freddie Mac officials disclosed in recent interviews. In closed door meetings, two Republican-leaning board members and at least one executive resisted a mass refi policy for an additional reason, according to the interviews: They regarded it as a backdoor econom…

 

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