Housing Finance: Background, Developments and COVID-19


Lara Cunha Cardoso (Editor)

Series: Financial Institutions and Services
BISAC: BUS027000

A loan that uses real estate as collateral is typically referred to as a mortgage. The U.S. mortgage market is one of the largest markets in the world, with approximately $10 trillion in debt outstanding. The mortgage market can be thought of as having two major components—the primary market in which mortgages are originated and the secondary market in which existing mortgages are bought and sold. This book recent developments and several housing finance issues stemming from them.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. An Overview of the Housing Finance System in the United States
N. Eric Weiss and Katie Jones

Chapter 2. Introduction to Financial Services: The Housing Finance System
Katie Jones and N. Eric Weiss

Chapter 3. Housing Finance: Recent Policy Developments
N. Eric Weiss

Chapter 4. Mortgage Servicing Rights and Selected Market Developments
Darryl E. Getter

Chapter 5. Housing Issues in the 116th Congress
Katie Jones, N. Eric Weiss, Maggie McCarty, Elizabeth M. Webster, Mark P. Keightley and Libby Perl

Chapter 6. Financial Audit: Federal Housing Finance Agency’s FY 2019 and FY 2018 Financial Statements

Chapter 7. COVID-19: Support for Mortgage Lenders and Servicers
Andrew P. Scott and Darryl E. Getter

Chapter 8. Mortgage Provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
Katie Jones and Andrew P. Scott


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