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Risky Business: �Easy Money�. Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA ...
On Monday, the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), Mel Watt, announced that Fannie and Freddie would slash the minimum down-payment requirement on mortgages from 5 percent to 3 percent while making loans more available to ...
Letter to FHFA on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Affordable Housing Goals  Civilrights.org
Fannie-Freddie's Faith in FICO Tested by VantageScore  Businessweek
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Federal Housing Finance Agency Reinstates Funding for Capital Magnet Fund
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 12, 2014) - The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to begin allocating dollars to the Capital Magnet Fund, reversing its temporary suspension on funding for the ...
Federal Housing Finance Agency's policy needs further change to make a ...
The Federal Housing Finance Agency last week directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to lower the bar for former homeowners who wish to purchase their houses out of foreclosure.
Conservatorship hurts the American housing market  MiamiHerald.com
Putting Taxpayers on the Hook  Equities.com
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FHFA's Affordable Housing Decision Sparks Strong Reactions
WASHINGTON - Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt's decision Thursday to stand up the affordable housing trust funds sharply divided lawmakers along party lines, with Democrats welcoming the decision as overdue while Republicans ...
Lawmaker Criticizes FHFA's Decision to Allocate GSE Money to Housing Groups  DSNews.com
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Lawyers' Committee Applauds Federal Housing Finance Agency Decision to ...
WASHINGTON, D.C., - December 16, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) - The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers' Committee) applauds the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) decision to fund the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF), ...
FHFA's new regulation on HTF allocations starts today  MPA News
New Help for Low-Income Renters: Housing Trust Fund Gets Funding  Huffington Post
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FHFA House Price Index up again
It's lucky 13 for the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI). According to the agency, U.S.
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Federal Housing Finance Agency yet to act on controversial homeowner's ...
WASHINGTON - The Federal Housing Finance Agency has yet to deliver on changes to a controversial type of homeowner's insurance even as its director told the Senate Banking Committee on Wednesday that it's making progress.
Principal reduction for underwater homeowners not off table, official testifies  Washington Post
Fannie-Freddie Overseer Urged to Seek Conservatorships Exit  Bloomberg
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Regulator OKs some Fannie, Freddie foreclosure buybacks at fair value
�This is a targeted, but important policy change that should help reduce property vacancies and stabilize home values and neighborhoods,� said FHFA Director Melvin L. Watt. Under the changes, the former homeowners must wait at least three years after ...
FHFA sets 2015 conforming loan limits  MPA News
Thousands of people can now buy back the homes they lost to foreclosure  Washington Post (blog)
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Senators Ask FHFA to Revisit FHLBank Membership Requirements
Federal Home Loan Banks Membership Twenty-seven senators have signed a letter addressed to Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mel Watt asking him to reconsider the stricter membership requirements for the Federal Home Loan Banks ...
Fannie, Freddie to accept lower down payment mortgages
Watt said Monday the FHFA was taking steps to clarify the circumstances under which Fannie and Freddie could force a lender to repurchase a loan, in an effort to reduce lender confusion.
How a top housing regulator plans to make it easier to get a mortgage  Washington Post (blog)
Mortgage Giants Set to Loosen Lending  Wall Street Journal
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