Mortgage

Delinquent GSE Mortgages Fall Slightly

The number of home loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that are 60 days or more past due dropped from 1.6 percent to 1.4 percent at the end of the first quarter, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s foreclosure prevention report released today.

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HUD Issues Request for Public Comment on Disparate Impact Regulation

In a move long sought by ABA, the Department of Housing and Urban Development is formally seeking public comment on whether its rule implementing the Fair Housing Act's discriminatory effects standard is consistent with the Supreme Court decision in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project.

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FHFA Proposes Capital Requirements for Fannie, Freddie

The Federal Housing Finance Agency today issued a proposed rule that would create a new framework for risk-based capital requirements for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to ensure that the GSEs could cover losses and continue operations in the event of stress. 

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