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The average single-family guarantee fees charged by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac increased by two basis points in 2015 to 59 basis points, the Federal Housing Finance Agency reported today.

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ABA staff yesterday participated in a meeting with senior Federal Housing Finance Agency officials and other industry representatives on FHFA’s proposal to include a “language preference” question on the revised Uniform Residential Loan Application.


A bipartisan group of six senators last week cautioned FHFA Director Mel Watt that taking steps toward moving Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac out of conservatorship without comprehensive reform would “perpetuate the pre-crisis practice of socializing losses and privatizing gains.”


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 10 percent in the first quarter, the lowest level since the first quarter of 2008, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s foreclosure prevention report released today.

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