FHFA Increases Conforming Loan Limits for 2017

The Federal Housing Finance Agency today said that it will raise the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac purchase in 2017 from $417,000 to $424,000. The announcement marks the first time FHFA has increased the baseline loan limit since 2006.

In high-cost areas, such as Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., the maximum loan limit will be $636,150. Meanwhile, limits will rise in all but 87 counties in the country.

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Monica C. Meinert

Monica C. Meinert is deputy editor of the ABA Banking Journal and a senior editor at the American Bankers Association, where she oversees ABA Daily Newsbytes.