Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Issue Request for Proposals to Hire Financial Advisor

Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., and Freddie Mac, McLean, Va., announced yesterday they will issue requests for proposals to hire an underwriting financial advisor to assist in developing and implementing a plan for recapitalizing and “responsibly ending” their conservatorship.

GSEs: No Lump Sum Required at End of Forbearance

The Federal Housing Finance Agency, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac issued announcements yesterday reiterating borrowers in forbearance with a Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac-backed mortgage are not required to repay the missed payments in one lump sum.