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Q3 Shows Signs of Effective Foreclosure Prevention Actions

The government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) completed 539,451 foreclosure prevention actions during the third quarter of this year, according to new data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). The total number of GSE loans in forbearance plans totaled 1.04 million by ...

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FHFA Announces Milestone Toward Ending Conservatorships

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released a final rule to the Federal Register for publication today that establishes a new regulatory capital framework for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, also known as the Enterprises. The final rule makes changes ...

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FHFA Strategy Focuses on Post-Conservatorship Years

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has released an updated strategic plan that envisioned a path for ending the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that have been in place since September 2008. According to a statement issued by ...

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FHFA’s Calabria on Loan Extensions and New GSE Rule

FHFA Director Mark Calabria spoke Monday at a virtual event, where his session focused on the agency’s current priorities— the talk included two announcements, one about a new GSE-feedback rule, and the other related to extensions to loan flexibilities. Calabria ...

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FHFA Releases Latest Mortgage Relief Numbers

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Thursday released its Q2 Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report. The report shows Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, since the 2008 start of conservatorship, completed 252,014 foreclosure prevention actions. Overall, that brings the number of ...

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Preparing for the End of Forbearance

Editor's note: This piece originally appeared in the August 2020 edition of DS News, now available. It’s not too late for mortgage servicers to prepare for the next pandemic-driven event—a likely rise in loan modifications and loss mitigation requests. Charles ...

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