Last week, a bipartisan group of members of Congress submitted a letter to House leadership voicing concerns about the use of VA Home Loan program fees as a spending offset to pay for other non-housing-related veterans’ benefits. On Tuesday, the Senate Banking Committee marked up Brian Montgomery’s nomination for the next Deputy Secretary of HUD.
Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and Section 8 affordable housing saw steady vacancy during the third quarter despite more than 5,000 new units coming online, reported Reis, New York.
MBA in late November released its Quarterly Performance Report for the third quarter. The total sample of 338 independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks earned an average pre-tax production profit of $1,924 on each loan they originated–a substantial year-over-year improvement from $480 per loan in third quarter 2018.