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Can the Trump administration reform housing on its own?

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With Congress deadlocked on a future for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the administration is prepping to move by itself.

Ben Carson, secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), from left, Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, and Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), arrive to a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. President Donald Trump's point men on housing finance are looking to sell lawmakers on their plan for freeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Ben Carson, secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), from left, Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, and Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), arrive to a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. President Donald Trump's point men on housing finance are looking to sell lawmakers on their plan for freeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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