H.R. 3838 (110th): To temporarily increase the portfolio caps applicable to Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, to provide the necessary financing to curb foreclosures by facilitating the refinancing of at-risk subprime borrowers into safe, affordable loans, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Oct 16, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 16, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Barney Frank

Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2007
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
Requires the Director of the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development to terminate, suspend, modify, or otherwise lift:(1) the limitation on ... Read more >
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History

Introduced
Oct 16, 2007

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