We have reviewed a new CBO report that outlines the Administration’s key choices for restructuring Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Consistent with CBO practice, the report is noncommittal, but it lays a lot of pipe for a hybrid public-private model in which many firms – not just a few – could bid to securitize mortgages with an explicit federal guarantee for catastrophic risk.

 

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