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07 August 2013
Impact of Limits to CMHC MBS - August 7, 2013
Most Canadian mortgage lenders fund some portion of their mortgage lending using CMHC's National Housing Act Mortgage Backed Securities (NHA MBS). That is, cash flows from mortgages are aggregated into investment securities and then sold to investors Read More...
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21 February 2011
CMHC Answers Back
This week CMHC has taken a stand, reacting to weeks of buzz and criticism after the release of a report by CD Howe which recommended that government involvement in mortgage insurance be scaled back and that more private players be invited onto the field. Read More...
18 March 2009
Banks begin to decline federal aid in first sign of recovery
Credit conditions easing, banks no longer struggling to raise funds to make loans TARA PERKINS © The Globe and Mail Tuesday, March 17, 2009 Canadian banks are turning down some of the funding that the government is making available to them, a sign Read More...
10 October 2008
Government of Canada providing $25B in mortgage funds to CMHC
Ottawa, October 10, 2008 2008-075 Related documents: Backgrounder Supporting Canada’s Credit Markets – A graphic illustration Canada’s Housing, Mortgage and Credit Markets – A PowerPoint Presentation The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Read More...