Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Role in the Secondary Mortgage Market

Congressional Budget Office. 2010. 57p. illus. SuDoc # Y10.2:F21/8. GPO Stock # 052-070-07601-1. pap. $16.


As it traces the evolution and collapse of government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Congressional Budget Office analyzes the arguments justifying federal involvement in the secondary mortgage market and identifies the structural weaknesses that led to the failure of these institutions.




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