The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight is busily building a case for requiring Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to hold more capital.

Aida Alvarez, director of the office, is telling Congress and industry groups that she expects the two government-sponsored enterprises will have to bolster their capital to meet risk-based standards that her office is designing.

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