WASHINGTON (5/14/13)--A host of hearings on housing issues, Too Big To Fail banks, small businesses and general tax issues highlight what should be another busy week for U.S. House and Senate financial services committees.
Today the Senate Banking securities insurance and investment subcommittee will discuss returning private capital to mortgage markets. A mix of industry experts and academics is scheduled to testify.
Wednesday hearings include:
Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Office of Complex Financial Institutions Director Jim Wigand, Federal Reserve Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation Director Michael Gibson and U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of International Banking and Securities Markets Director William Murden are scheduled to testify during that hearing.
The House Financial Services Committee on Thursday will hold an oversight hearing on the Securities and Exchange Commission. That body's subcommittee on housing and insurance will also hold a hearing entitled "Sustainable Housing Finance: The Government's Role in Multifamily and Heath Care Facilities Mortgage Insurance and Reserve Mortgages" on that same date.