Record-Setting Year: Private Mortgage Insurers Helped Over 2 Million Low Down Payment Borrowers in 2020

March 25, 2021

Industry supported $600 billion in mortgage originations for new home purchases and refinance loans   WASHINGTON — U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), the association representing the nation’s leading private mortgage insurance (MI) companies, today announced the industry helped over 2 million low down payment borrowers secure mortgage financing … Continued

Q&A with National MI CEO Claudia Merkle on Record-Setting Year for Private MI

March 25, 2021

The private mortgage insurance (MI) industry helped over 2 million low down payment borrowers secure mortgage financing in 2020, a 53 percent increase from the previous year. The industry also supported $600 billion in mortgage originations. USMI President Lindsey Johnson sat down with National … Continued

USMI Joins Black Homeownership Collaborative Calling the Biden Administration to Include a Housing Assistance Fund in the American Rescue Plan

January 25, 2021

January 21, 2021 The Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr.President of the United StatesThe White HouseWashington, DC 20500 Dear President Biden, Congratulations on your inauguration. We appreciate your leadership addressing the health and economic impact of COVID-19, and your announcement of … Continued


January 17, 2020

WASHINGTON — U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) President Lindsey Johnson issued the following statement on the decision made by the U.S. Congress to extend the tax deduction for mortgage insurance (MI) premiums in the H.R.1865 – Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020. … Continued

USMI Applauds the U.S. Senate Banking Committee’s Approval of Mark Calabria as the New Director of Federal Housing Finance Agency—Urges Quick Senate Floor Consideration

February 26, 2019

Lindsey Johnson, President of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), today issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate Banking Committee’s confirmation of Dr. Mark Calabria as the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director.

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