FHA

FHA extends mortgage forbearance deadline

Homeowners who have an FHA-insured mortgage and are facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been given an…

2 years ago

HUD rule changes make it harder to obtain a cash-out refinance loan

The Department of Housing and Urban Development last week imposed limitations on cash-out refinances that will make it more difficult…

3 years ago

HUD Approves Settlement of Fair Housing Complaint Against OneWest Bank

On July 29, 2019, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it has approved a conciliation agreement…

3 years ago

Ask Brian: Can Buyer Benefit from a FHA Section 203(k) Mortgage?

Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing,…

3 years ago

New bill proposes cutting FHA insurance premiums for first-time buyers

Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives have approved a bill that would reduce the cost of upfront mortgage insurance…

3 years ago

HUD Charges Idaho Landlord with Familial Status Discrimination

On May 31, 2019, HUD charged the owners and manager of an Idaho rental property with violation of the familial…

3 years ago

FHA bids to clarify mortgage origination rules

The Federal Housing Adminstration is trying to boost the mortgage industry by clarifying lending certification requirements in order to create…

3 years ago

FHA announces tougher underwriting standards for high-risk loans

New lending rules announced by the Federal Housing Administration this week could put as many as 50,000 mortgages a year…

3 years ago

Borrowers are increasingly keeping up with mortgage payments, but for how long?

The number of Americans who’re keeping up with their mortgage payments has hit a twenty-year high, according to data from…

3 years ago

FHFA details plans to help borrowers with limited English proficiency

In an effort to overcome some of the obstacles in the way of limited English proficiency borrowers, the Federal Housing…

4 years ago