MISMO Seeks Public Comment on FIPS Code Lending Limit API Specification

MISMO®, the real estate finance industry standards organization, seeks public comment on a new FIPS Code Lending Limit API Specification, which will illustrate how to define a standard REST-based OpenAPI for searching lending limits based on a property’s postal code and county name.

Industry Briefs Oct. 6, 2022: HUD Allocates $28M to Fight Housing Discrimination

HUD announced $28,625,000 available to fair housing organizations across the nation working to fight housing discrimination. The funds will support a variety of activities, including fair housing education and outreach, testing and enforcement, through the Department’s Fair Housing Initiatives Program.

FHFA: GSEs Complete 97,000 2nd Quarter Foreclosure Preventions

The Federal Housing Finance Agency released its second quarter Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report, showing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac completed 96,945 foreclosure prevention actions during the quarter, raising the total number of homeowners who have been helped to 6,591,002 since start of conservatorships in September 2008.

Home Price Reports: ‘Deceleration’ is Key Word

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices reported an 18 percent annual gain in June, still hot but well off the 19.9 percent pace in May. And the Federal Housing Finance Agency also reported deceleration in June, to 17 percent.