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FHA Offers Additional Relief to Borrowers in Disaster Areas

The Federal Housing Administration today announced a new option that allows FHA-insured homeowners whose homes were damaged by recent natural disasters to remain in their homes, and also reduces losses that would otherwise negatively affect FHA’s mutual mortgage insurance fund.

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Carson Signals FHA Policy Shift on PACE Loans

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson signaled today that the administration may revisit an Obama-era policy on Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE, loans, a controversial financial product that allows homeowners to pay for energy-efficient retrofitting -- such as solar panels and high-efficiency air conditioners -- through their property tax assessments.

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HUD Suspends Cut in FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums

In one of its first actions after the inauguration on Friday, the Trump administration suspended a previously announced reduction in mortgage insurance premiums paid by borrowers with new Federal Housing Administration-insured mortgages and refinances.

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