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Fannie Mae Announces Winner of Community Impact Pool of Non-Performing Loans

According to the GSE, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced additional enhancements to its requirements for sales of non-performing loans by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on April 14, 2016, that build on requirements originally announced in March 2015. These enhancements apply to the non-performing sale that was announced today.

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What to Do with Fannie and Freddie

Since Fannie and Freddie were seized by regulators in 2008, a fix has been promised. As the two GSEs, which back close to 40 percent of U.S. home loans, face the threat of requiring aid, that need for a fix has become more urgent. Senators Corker and Warner are not assured that an overhaul will succeed.

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Delinquencies Down, Performance Steady in Q4

According to a recently released report by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), foreclosures from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac since the dawn of conservatorship reached 3.8 million as of Q4 2016. Overall however, serious delinquencies are down, along with short sales and REOs. FHFA also found that that the types of loan modifications offered are being influenced by the increase in home prices over the last couple of years.

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Moody’s: Be Careful with Reforms for Fannie or Freddie

One of the world’s top rating agencies warned on Monday that sweeping or high-level changes to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could unleash a host of unintended consequences on America’s housing-finance system and the global banking sector—just as they enter ...

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