5 Questions to Ask When Shopping for a Mortgage

April 27, 2018

Choosing the best mortgage that fits your needs is an important first step and first-time homebuyers in particular should research the many options and know the right questions to ask.

Great News For Homebuyers: U.S. Congress Extends Mortgage Insurance Tax Deduction

February 9, 2018

U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) President and Executive Director Lindsey Johnson issued the following statement on the federal budget deal passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump today, which includes an extension of the tax deduction for mortgage insurance (MI) premiums.

USMI Statement on FHA’s Annual Report to Congress

November 15, 2017

Today, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) released its “Annual Report to Congress Regarding the Financial Status of the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMIF) Fiscal Year 2017.” The following statement can be attributed to Lindsey Johnson, USMI President and Executive Director.

USMI Statement on Nomination Hearing of Brian Montgomery for FHA Commissioner

October 26, 2017

Lindsey Johnson, President and Executive Director of the U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), today issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, & Urban Affairs’ hearing on the nomination of Brian Montgomery for Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Commissioner.

USMI Statement on Confirmation of Deputy HUD Secretary Pam Patenaude

September 14, 2017

USMI applauds the Senate for its confirmation of Pam Patenaude to be Deputy Secretary of HUD. As a longtime public servant and expert in the housing finance system, Deputy Secretary Patenaude fully understands the need for a coordinated, consistent, and transparent approach to federal housing policy across government channels.

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