Tag: Federal Housing Administration

HUD Deputy Secretary: Expect Announcements Soon on Impending COVID Deadlines

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability by on December 16, 2020 0 Comments
HUD Deputy Secretary: Expect Announcements Soon on Impending COVID Deadlines

HUD Deputy Secretary Brian Montgomery spoke with The Hill this week on housing affordability challenges and the impact of COVID as part of NAHB’s “Building the Dream” series.

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Statement from NAHB Chairman Randy Noel on FHA Actuarial Report

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Statement from NAHB Chairman Randy Noel on FHA Actuarial Report

The FHA report is very encouraging and shows a marked upturn in the health of the FHA Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund.

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FHA Announces New Loan Limits for 2016

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FHA Announces New Loan Limits for 2016

The Federal Housing Administration today announced its loan limits for 2016, listing 188 counties where loan limits will rise due to increased home prices.

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FHA Fund Hits 2% Reserve Target

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FHA Fund Hits 2% Reserve Target

The Federal Housing Administration today released its annual report to Congress that shows the agency’s balance sheet has reached its minimum congressional threshold for the first time since 2009.

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Obama Announces Cuts in FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums

Filed in Housing Finance by on January 8, 2015 3 Comments
Obama Announces Cuts in FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums

In a move that will help first-time home buyers, President Obama announced today that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will reduce its annual mortgage insurance premiums by 0.5 percentage points from 1.35% to 0.85% during an address in Phoenix.

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FHA Finances Back in Black

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FHA Finances Back in Black

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today released an annual report to Congress that shows the agency’s balance sheet has moved back into the black for the first time since 2011.

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NAHB Supports FHA Loan Limit Bill

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Finance by on April 4, 2014 0 Comments

Reps. Gary Miller (R-Calif.), Brad Sherman (D-Calif.), Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), Peter King (R-N.Y.), Ken Calvert (R-Calif.) and Jerry McNerney (D-Calif.) on March 12 introduced H.R. 4208, the Stabilizing FHA Loan Limit Calculations Act of 2014. NAHB strongly supports H.R. 4208, and will actively seek cosponsorships for the legislation in the coming weeks and months. The […]

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