The Mortgage Bankers Association’s grassroots advocacy arm, the Mortgage Action Alliance, issued a ‘Call to Action’ on Monday to its 70,000-plus members urging them to tell their elected officials to not use government-sponsored enterprise guaranty fees (g-fees) as a source of funding offsets.
Loans in forbearance fell for the 21st consecutive week, the Mortgage Bankers Association said on Monday.
Fresh off of last week’s regulatory victory in which the Federal Housing Finance Agency withdrew its controversial adverse market refinance fee, the Mortgage Bankers Association and several dozen industry trade groups took fresh aim at another controversial practice—a move in Congress to use the government-sponsored enterprises’ guaranty fees—known as “g-fees”—to offset funding for non-housing programs.
The Federal Housing Administration on Friday published Mortgagee Letter 2021-18, COVID-19 Recovery Loss Mitigation Options. The ML outlines assistance for homeowners who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to remain in their homes with new, streamlined loss mitigation options.