FHFA Delays Effective Date of GSE DTI Ratio-Based Fee to Aug. 1

The Federal Housing Finance Agency on Wednesday announced a 90-day delay in the effective date of the new Loan Level Price Adjustments for certain borrowers with debt-to-income ratios above 40 percent. The new effective date will be for deliveries on or after August 1.

#MBACREF23: Multifamily Leadership Perspectives

SAN DIEGO–Senior government executives visited the MBA Commercial/Multifamily Finance Convention & Expo 2023 to discuss their successes and challenges, including how to increase the national supply of affordable housing.

Housing Starts Down 5th Straight Month

Housing starts fell in January, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Thursday, marking the fifth straight monthly drop, the longest streak of declines since 2009.

MBA Letter Voices Concerns Over FHFA DTI-Based LLPA 

The Mortgage Bankers Association on Friday sent a letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency expressing concerns regarding recently announced changes to loan-level price adjustments by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, particularly addition of an LLPA based on debt-to-income ratio.