Turmoil at FHFA may expedite housing reform, experts say

The Federal Housing Finance Authority (FHFA), which regulates and oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, has seen better summers.

  • By Alexander Saeedy
  • 01 Aug 2018

Melvin Watt, head of the FHFA since 2014, is under investigation for alleged sexual harassment of an employee as she requested a salary raise, reported Politico recently. 

In a statement Watt said that the reported transcripts “are obviously intended to embarrass or to lead to an unfounded or ...

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