Fannie and Freddie reform without respect for private property would cost everybody
- June 4, 2014
June 04, 2014, By James C. Miller
Shortly after the 2008 market collapse, Washington lawmakers hurried to bury the skeletons at the root of the Great Recession and housing crisis.
In recent months, however, with recognition that the “too big to fail problem” wouldn’t stay buried forever, these same lawmakers have shown an openness to addressing the proper roles of the government-sponsored enterprises, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.