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The administration's decision not to include a specific road map for the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in its new budget has disappointed some. But anyone who cares about affordable mortgages for American families should be less concerned about rushing to a new system than in making sure that the administration keeps a steady course and leverages the strong hand it has over the companies to maintain market stability and enable American homebuyers continued access to long-term, fixed-rate, sustainable mortgages.

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