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Closing the Homeownership Gap

Julia R. Gordon, Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner of HUD, speaks to MortgagePoint about recent changes such as FHA’s mortgage insurance premium reductions, an ongoing commitment to improving IT infrastructure, and how the arc of her career brought her to her current role.

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Industry Veterans Urge Caution for FHA

In this exclusive op-ed, industry/government veterans Brian D. Montgomery and Keith Becker make the case that FHA should resist the urge to reduce premiums while economic uncertainties and the fate of serious delinquencies remain.

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Will the FHA MMI Fund’s Sudden Spike be Enough to Silence Critics?

When FHA announced it was lowering its mortgage insurance premiums in January by 50 basis points down to 0.85 percent, the move drew intense criticism from Republican lawmakers who accused the agency of cutting off a revenue stream while the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund capital ratio sat at 0.41 percent, less than one-quarter of the 2 percent threshold required by Congress.

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