Mortgage Lenders are Making it Easier for You to Buy a House. But Are They Repeating Last Decade’s Mistakes?

Philadephia Inquirer, May 4, 2018–Caitlin McCabe
Dana Wade, the acting Federal Housing Administration commissioner, minced few words in testimony last month before a U.S. House of Representatives committee. The FHA, the federal housing agency that insures mortgages made to first-time and lower-income buyers, has seen “certain trends and indicators of potential defaults,” Wade said.