FHFA Final Rule Amends GSEs’ ‘Duty to Serve’ Regulation for ‘Colonias’

The Federal Housing Finance Agency on Apr. 12 published a final rule to amend the Duty to Serve Underserved Markets regulation for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The final rule allows Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s activities in all colonia census tracts to be eligible for Duty to Serve credit.

#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.

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.