Housing advocates: FHFA won’t reduce principal, offers discounted NPLs

National Mortgage Settlement: One Year Later When the national foreclosure settlement was signed in Feb. 2012, it was heralded as a great victory for consumers. Like many Maryland leaders, MCRC and other housing advocates believed at the time that the settlement between 49 state attorneys generals and five mortgage

Selling HUD’s Nonperforming Loans: A Win-Win for Borrowers, Investors, and HUD. Secondary tabs.. and they can reduce principal. They can pay borrowers enough in relocation costs to encourage a short sale.. may not be as strong a result as housing advocates want, nearly 100 percent of the.

Servicers Can Modify Current Loans, Fannie Mae Says Mortgage. modify their loan. If rates are high, these borrowers are unable to lower their payments and are more likely to default. “The remedy is simple: Give servicers more leeway to reduce.

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Debt and housing are inextricably linked, so it comes as no surprise that the BoC also highlights housing as an area of concern. mortgages represented more than three-quarters of the increase in household debt from 2012-14. The circular issue for Canadian housing is that leverage is driving house prices, which necessitates more leverage.

The NPL sales got off on a "wrong foot" because not all the stakeholders were included in the process, said Julia Gordon, executive vice president of the National Community Stabilization Trust. "That is part of the dynamic" as to "why the NPL sales have been under fire" from housing advocates and community organizations.

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The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released its notice of proposed rulemaking on "Enterprise [Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac] Capital Requirements" on June 12. After the comment period closed on November 16, there were 77 entries on FHFA’s comment log. Half (38) were from individuals who wrote short comments ranging from one sentence to a.

Short Sale Incentives Coming in 2010, Treasury Says Short sale volume at Freddie Mac grew more than 1,000 percent from 2007 to 2009, and the GSE says this upward trend in volume leaves the market ripe for incidences of short payoff fraud.