WASHINGTON — The Federal Housing Finance Agency offered further plans Tuesday for how to create a new infrastructure for the secondary mortgage market and gradually reduce the government-sponsored enterprises' role.

The agency is hopeful its 21-page white paper will help spur lawmakers to act, noting that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been in conservatorship for more than three years. It's a point driven home by the paper's title, "The next chapter in a story that needs an ending."

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