FHFA delays principal reduction ruling

The Federal Housing Finance Agency delayed its decision to allow principal reduction on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages.American Banker first reported the development Friday. A. FHFA delays.

 · ”If we facilitate the transfer of loans to other entities that allow principal reduction, that is principal reduction,” he said. Warren continued the dispute by asking Watt how many families have been directly helped through FHFA’s efforts. Watt refused to engage. “We have to do this in a way that is responsible,” he said.

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 · UPDATE: Shortly after posting this, FHFA Director Ed DeMarco issued a statement saying that “the anticipated benefits do not outweigh the costs and risks,” and that the FHFA will not participate in principal reduction programs. It looks as though FHFA mortgage principal reductions may indeed save U.S. taxpayers money after all.

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Federal Housing Finance Agency 400 Seventh Street NW Washington, D.C. 20024 Dear Director Watt, We write to urge the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to finally provide principal reduction for long-standing underwater borrowers whose mortgages are held by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

The U.S. Treasury Department should require that HAMP participants reduce principal in those cases. Moreover, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are still barred from participating in the HAMP principal.

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The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will offer a one-time principal reduction to certain seriously delinquent underwater borrowers to help them avoid foreclosures and stay in their homes. The program will allow eligible borrowers to obtain a loan modification that permanently forgives a portion of their mortgage debt.

borrower-homeowner under the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA’s) Principal Reduction Modification Program (PRMP) a notice in conjunction with a written trial period plan (TPP) or, for a borrower-homeowner in an active TPP, a separate notice in a written opt-out letter outlining the terms and conditions of the permanent mortgage

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