Wow, maybe they really mean it this time. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has issued a request for proposals from contractors who would develop a "roadmap" for recapitalizing the government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) as a prelude to releasing them from conservatorship. According to the request's statement of work, the contractor will be expected to "provide financial institutions, capital markets and restructuring expertise, analysis, and advisory services regarding the preparation of the Roadmap for recapitalizing the GSEs (Phase I) and, if necessary, the implementation and on-going monitoring of the Roadmap (Phase II).


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