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Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

2020-05-13T15:43:08-04:00

Mortgage applications increased 0.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 8, 2020.

The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased

Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey2020-05-13T15:43:08-04:00

CFPB, FHFA, & HUD LAUNCH JOINT MORTGAGE AND HOUSING ASSISTANCE WEBSITE FOR AMERICANS IMPACTED BY COVID-19

2020-05-13T15:43:57-04:00

To ensure homeowners and renters have the most up to date and accurate housing assistance information during the COVID-19 national emergency, today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), and the Department of Housing and Urban

CFPB, FHFA, & HUD LAUNCH JOINT MORTGAGE AND HOUSING ASSISTANCE WEBSITE FOR AMERICANS IMPACTED BY COVID-192020-05-13T15:43:57-04:00

HUD ALLOCATES 3RD WAVE OF CARES ACT PROVIDING $1 BILLION TO BOLSTER CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE AND RELIEF EFFORTS

2020-05-11T14:31:05-04:00

Third wave of relief funding targeted at low-income elderly and needy children,
housing market disruptions, and reducing virus transmission

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today announced the allocation of a

HUD ALLOCATES 3RD WAVE OF CARES ACT PROVIDING $1 BILLION TO BOLSTER CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE AND RELIEF EFFORTS2020-05-11T14:31:05-04:00

Freddie Mac Credit Protects Nearly $141 Billion of Single-Family Mortgages in First Quarter

2020-05-07T15:02:09-04:00

 Freddie Mac’s Single-Family business today announced that its Credit Risk Transfer (CRT) transactions transferred $5.1 billion of credit risk on $140.7 billion of single-family mortgages from U.S. taxpayers to the private sector

Freddie Mac Credit Protects Nearly $141 Billion of Single-Family Mortgages in First Quarter2020-05-07T15:02:09-04:00

COVID-19 Pushes Consumer Confidence in Housing to Lowest Level Since November 2011

2020-05-07T15:11:20-04:00

Substantially Fewer Americans Believe It’s a Good Time to Sell a Home

After falling 11.7 points last month, the Fannie Mae (OTCQB: FNMAHome Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) decreased an additional 17.8 points in April to 63.0, its

COVID-19 Pushes Consumer Confidence in Housing to Lowest Level Since November 20112020-05-07T15:11:20-04:00

Fannie Mae Helps Multifamily Renters Impacted by COVID-19 With ‘Renters Resource Finder’

2020-05-07T14:16:32-04:00

Fannie Mae (OTCQB: FNMA) announced it has introduced a Renters Resource Finder to help renters facing financial hardship due to COVID-19 understand the options available to them. The Renters Resource Finder is an online tool that

Fannie Mae Helps Multifamily Renters Impacted by COVID-19 With ‘Renters Resource Finder’2020-05-07T14:16:32-04:00

FHFA Extends Loan Processing Flexibilities for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Customers

2020-05-05T14:11:35-04:00

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) extended several loan origination flexibilities currently offered by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (The Enterprises) designed to help borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency. Those flexibilities are extended until at

FHFA Extends Loan Processing Flexibilities for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Customers2020-05-05T14:11:35-04:00

“No Lump Sum Required at the End of Forbearance” says FHFA’s Calabria

2020-04-27T12:04:32-04:00

Washington, D.C. – To combat ongoing misinformation, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reiterated that borrowers in forbearance with a Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac (the Enterprises)-backed mortgage are not required to repay the missed payments

“No Lump Sum Required at the End of Forbearance” says FHFA’s Calabria2020-04-27T12:04:32-04:00