Crisis Inquiry Commission

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Subprime Mortgage Crisis - Causes - Role of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
... risk, beginning in the mid-1990s and continuing throughout the crisis and their government takeover in September, 2008 ... The majority of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (6 of the 10 members) reported in 2011 that Fannie Freddie "contributed to the crisis, but were not a primary cause." GSE mortgage securities essentially ... that indicated Fannie and Freddie were not to blame for the crisis ...

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