Who is FHFA’s New Chief of Staff?

first_img Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago  Print This Post Who is FHFA’s New Chief of Staff? Share Save January 31, 2019 4,540 Views Sign up for DS News Daily Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Subscribe About Author: Donna Joseph Tagged with: FHFA John Roscoe Joseph Otting Sen Mike Crapo Donna Joseph is a Dallas-based writer who covers technology, HR best practices, and a mix of lifestyle topics. She is a seasoned PR professional with an extensive background in content creation and corporate communications. Joseph holds a B.A. in Sociology and M.A. in Mass Communication, both from the University of Bangalore, India. She is currently working on two books, both dealing with women-centric issues prevalent in oppressive as well as progressive societies. She can be reached at [email protected] Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agocenter_img The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has appointed John Roscoe, a special assistant to President Donald Trump and former Trump campaign official, as its new Chief of Staff. Roscoe will take on the new role on February 4 and report directly to Acting Director Joseph Otting. Roscoe currently serves as Special Assistant to the President in the White House Office of Presidential Personnel. The FHFA statement noted that his work has helped shape the economic, trade, and regulatory arm of the Trump Administration. Prior to joining the White House, Roscoe served in senior roles in the private sector and state government, including at the Ohio Treasurer’s office. “I am honored by this appointment and look forward to working with Acting Director Otting and the highly respected FHFA team,” Roscoe said.Commenting on the appointment, Otting said that Roscoe brings to the position “solid judgment that comes from working at a very high level across all ​branches of government.” “John is a dynamic and collaborative leader with a track record of success. I look forward to working with John to carry out the mission of the FHFA,” Otting said. The latest appointment comes at a time when the FHFA has been in the news because of Otting’s remarks on ending the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. As reported in DS News earlier, according to a recording of his remarks obtained by Politico, Otting told FHFA employees that they would be seeing communication from the White House and the Treasury over the next two to four weeks that “really sets a direction for what the future of housing will be in the U.S. and what the FHFA’s part will be.”The remarks set the share prices of both the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) soaring as investors became more hopeful that Fannie and Freddie could soon be out of government conservatorship.Housing Finance Reforms are also on top of the Senate Banking Committee’s agenda. The Committee will assess these and other proposals to determine how we can fix the flawed system, establish appropriate levels of taxpayer protection, preserve the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, increase competition among mortgage guarantors and promote access to affordable housing,” said Sen. Mike Crapo, Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee. Previous: James Hecht to Head Retail Production at Caliber Next: The Challenges of Obtaining Mortgage Payment Assistance Related Articles Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago FHFA John Roscoe Joseph Otting Sen Mike Crapo 2019-01-31 Donna Joseph The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Who is FHFA’s New Chief of Staff? The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agolast_img

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