FHA

FHA looking to extend multifamily risk-sharing program: Montgomery

11/27/18

The Federal Housing Administration's risk-sharing program with the Federal Financing Bank began as a temporary fix, but the agency is exploring how to make it more permanent.

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FHA's $14.4B problem; Danske whistleblower to speak

11/19/18

The agency's mortgage insurance fund has big potential shortfall; Howard Wilkinson can tell U.S. regulators and law enforcement agencies what he knows.

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Fannie, Freddie could fix what ails VA, FHA lending

11/16/18

The Trump administration should consider putting much of the subsidized mortgage lending done by the federal government under the government-sponsored enterprises to improve efficiency and transparency.

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FHA finances recover despite further reverse mortgage losses

11/15/18

The mortgage insurer’s annual actuarial report showed strength in the agency’s capital reserves even though losses in the “home equity conversion mortgage” program are still a problem.

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Reverse mortgage program remains threat to FHA’s financial health

11/02/18

As the Federal Housing Administration prepares to release its annual actuarial report sometime this month, the industry is questioning how the reverse mortgage program fits into the agency's future.

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FHA eases document requirements for reverse mortgage insurance claims

10/22/18

The Federal Housing Administration is making it easier for reverse mortgage servicers to submit insurance claims by expanding the types of supporting documentation it will accept on defaulted loans.

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Reducing gap between FHA, conventional market is priority: Montgomery

10/15/18

The Federal Housing Administration is looking to streamline its single-family loan servicing requirements to align them with industry standards and upgrade outdated technology.

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FHA will require second appraisal for some reverse mortgages

09/28/18

The Federal Housing Administration is mandating that lenders originating new reverse mortgages offer a second property appraisal in certain cases.

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FHA revises loss mitigation options for hurricane victims

08/16/18

The new policy, meant to assist borrowers in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, will let servicers evaluate borrowers using pre-disaster payment information.

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Treasury urges mortgage sector to embrace digital tech

08/06/18

The administration’s recent report on fintech innovation discussed ways to adopt electronic promissory notes — or eNotes — and automated appraisals in federal mortgage programs.

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