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Refis at Fannie, Freddie Decline in Q2

In its quarterly refinance report, the FHFA revealed that refinances at the GSEs had decreased in the second quarter. However, borrowers are still applying through HARP, a program that is scheduled to expire on December 31, 2018. Here's why.

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FHFA Addresses GSEs’ Slimdown

GSE loans

Just how many non-performing loans have the GSEs sold off in their ongoing drive to shift credit risk into the private sector? Here's what the FHFA had to say.

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Are Home Prices Finally Slowing Their Pace?

A quarterly report on home prices by the FHFA says that home prices in some regions remained flat in the first quarter. Watch this video to learn what it means for the overall housing market.

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Watt: “These Conservatorships are Unsustainable”

In his testimony before the Banking Committee, Melvin Watt, Director, FHFA outlined the challenges facing the conservatorship of the GSEs and why it was the Congress’ responsibility to decide on housing finance reforms.

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Tallying Foreclosure Prevention Actions

The GSEs, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, completed nearly 20,000 foreclosure prevention actions in February 2018, according to the latest Foreclosure Prevention Report issued by the FHFA. The exact total of foreclosure prevention actions for February 2018 came to 19,932. ...

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The Policy Makers

Some of the industry’s greatest minds discuss the lessons they learned during the housing crisis, and how it’s shaping their stance on housing policy today. Editor’s Note: This story was originally featured in the April issue of DSNews, out now.

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HUD’s Carson: Proud to “Move Others up the Ladder”

The 2018 Five Star Government Forum launched at the Newseum in Washington D.C. Tuesday morning with a discussion between United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Benjamin Carson and Five Star President and CEO Ed Delgado. Carson told ...

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