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Author Howard, Timothy (Business writer)

Title The mortgage wars : inside Fannie Mae, big-money politics, and the collapse of the American dream / Timothy Howard.

Publication Info. New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    332.7209 HOW    Available
Description xvi, 288 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Timothy Howard exposes the perfect storm of money, power, ideology, and politics that led to the crisis. Howard was the CFO of Fannie Mae until 2004. At its peak, Fannie Mae was responsible for more than one out of every four home loans in the United States. But by the mid-2000s, what seemed to be the most successful mortgage finance system in the world completely broke down. What happened?''--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Federal National Mortgage Association.
Mortgage loans -- United States.
Subprime mortgage loans -- United States.
Mortgage banks -- United States -- History.
Housing -- United States.
ISBN 9780071821094 hardback alkaline paper
0071821090 hardback alkaline paper

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