Analysis of possible impact of HR 3915 on home mortgage defaults.
Report discusses (1) trends in the loan and borrower characteristics of nonprime mortgages originated from 2000 through 2007 and (2) the performance of these mortgages as of March 31, 2009. Additionally, this report provides supplemental information, including detailed statistics by annual loan cohort, state, and congressional district.
The goals of this report are to review: (1) how leveraging and deleveraging by financial institutions may have contributed to the crisis, (2) regulations adopted by federal financial regulators to limit leverage and how regulators oversee compliance with the regulations, and (3) any limitations the current crisis has revealed in regulatory approaches used to restrict leverage and regulatory proposals to address them
Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Financial Services, House of Representatives. Specifically, the statement focuses on (1) the nature and purpose of activities that have been initiated under TARP, including repurchases of preferred shares and warrants; (2) Treasury’s efforts to establish a management structure for TARP; and (3) outcomes measured by indicators of TARP’s performance.
This 60-day report examines (1) the design of HAMP’s program features with respect to maximizing assistance to struggling homeowners, (2) the analytical basis for Treasury’s estimate of the number of loans that are likely to be successfully modified using TARP funds under HAMP, and (3) the status of Treasury’s efforts to implement operational procedures and internal controls for HAMP.