James Lockhart spoke at the American Securitization Forum conference held in Las Vegas this week.

In his speech, Lockhart said that the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has a four -pronged strategy: ensuring safety and soundness in a market that is supported by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac; working with other institutions to keep mortgage interest rates down; focusing on foreclosure prevention; and working with the enterprises to set best practices in mortgage lending.

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