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As part of the Biden administration’s effort to increase the supply of affordable housing, the Federal Housing Finance Agency today announced that effective immediately, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be permitted to invest up to $850 million annually in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit market as equity investors.

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Closed-end mortgage originations increased 65.2% in 2020, driven primarily by an increase in mortgage refinance loans, according to a new review of Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today.

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As more borrowers exit COVID-19 forbearance programs, the Biden administration today announced several new relief measures designed to help mortgage borrowers with loans through the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Agriculture avoid foreclosure.

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The FDIC board today approved a proposal to simplify the deposit insurance rules for deposits of trusts and mortgage servicing accounts. Comments on the proposal will be due 60 days after publication in the Federal Register, and the American Bankers Association will file a comment letter.

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