Tag Archives: GSEs

FHFA: HARP Refinances Continue to Decline

More than 626,000 borrowers refinanced their Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac mortgage loans in the third quarter, with 15,597 refinanced through the Home Affordable Refinance Program, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said yesterday.

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FHFA: GSEs Fall Short of Low-Income Housing Goals

The Federal Housing Finance Agency in its Annual Housing Report today said that both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac failed to meet their affordable housing goals for low and very-low income buyers purchasing single-family homes in 2015.

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Watt Outlines Focus Areas for GSEs in 2017

Providing greater access to credit and affordable housing, supporting underserved markets and addressing language access issues will be key focus areas for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2017, Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt said today.

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Delinquent GSE Mortgages Continue to Decline

The number of home loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that are 60 days or more past due or are in the foreclosure process fell 6 percent in the second quarter, following a first-quarter decline that marked the lowest level since the first quarter of 2008.

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CFPB Issues Notice on New URLA Compliance with Reg B

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today issued a notice to creditors that the recently redesigned Uniform Residential Loan Application form -- while not required under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B -- is compliant with Reg B.

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FDIC Releases Affordable Housing Guide for Single-Family Lenders

The FDIC today released a new guide to affordable single-family home loan programs, which collects information about programs to expand access to affordable mortgage credit, including programs targeted in rural and low- and moderate-income communities and to Native Americans and veterans.

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