The White House proposes to 'wind down' mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. But they've been deeply entwined in the US mortgage market for decades. A look at how we got here.
Towering mortgage debt continues to fuel the housing crisis. What policies could help reduce the number of foreclosed homes?
The government will help homeowners restructure shaky mortgages financed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but partisan debate looms over how to keep up the aid.
McCain and Obama differ on solutions, which could echo FDR’s during the Great Depression.