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Federal Housing Finance Agency Unveils Plan to Loosen Rules on Mortgages
�We know that access to credit remains tight for many borrowers, and we are also working to address this issue in a responsible and thoughtful manner,� said Mr. Watt, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which regulates the mortgage finance ...
Hopes rise for mortgage lending thaw from FHFA move  MarketWatch
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Federal Housing Finance Agency Seeks Comments on Proposed Home Loan ...
Courier/Hand Delivery: The hand delivery address is: Alfred M. Pollard , General Counsel, Attention: Comments/RIN 2590-AA39, Federal Housing Finance Agency , 400 Seventh Street SW ., Eighth Floor, Washington, DC 20024. Deliver the package to the ...
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OIG: FHFA can mitigate GSE risks from servicing, selling guidelines
The Federal Housing Finance Agency can further mitigate the risks posed by Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's reliance on their counterparties' information on origination and servicing compliance by directing them to assess the cost/benefit of whether ...
Report: GSEs Prevented 80000 Foreclosures in Q2
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Statement from Sheila Crowley and Rachel LaForest on Samuels v. Federal ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 13, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) - While we are disappointed in Judge Marcia G. Cooke's ruling on Monday on our lawsuit against the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to require the agency to lift its suspension on ...
A win for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac � and taxpayers
HOUSING FINANCE giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac remain in institutional limbo, ruled by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) until Congress finally agrees on a new housing finance system to replace the two entities, which went belly-up six ...
HARP not enough, Detroit homeowners tell federal housing chief  Crain's Detroit Business
Incomplete OIG report overstates the risks of FHFA sunset plan  Housing Wire (blog)
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Federal Housing Agency Targeting Lower Down Payments on Mortgages
The regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac said on Monday it was developing rules to let Americans buy homes with down payments as low as 3 percent, part of a push to boost access to credit.
Tell FHFA Your Thoughts On Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Affordable Housing Goals
Jeff writes, �I think the only �goal� that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should have is to accept only good, quality mortgages for bundling into mortgage-backed securities.
FHFA Director Talks About The Future Of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
Speaking at the Mortgage Bankers Association Annual Convention earlier today, Federal Housing Finance Agency director Mel Watt laid out some of the changes that he's working on along with Fannie Mae / Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me ...
FHFA director announces changes to open Fannie, Freddie credit boxes
Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt announced a number of policy steps aimed at increasing mortgage credit availability at the Mortgage Bankers Association Convention & Expo on Monday.
FHFA Plans Looser Mortgage Rules to Boost Housing
Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. government is considering changes to mortgage lending standards as the FHFA is set to unveil plans to encourage banks to lend to buyers with less-than-perfect credit scores.