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

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Housing advocates who have been clamoring for principal reductions on underwater home loans got two bits of good news Wednesday. President Obama nominated Rep. Mel Watt, a North Carolina Democrat.

LO Comp Plan Survey; Recent Secondary Market Developments, Including Non-Performing Loan Sales. in the last few days when the Federal Housing. and affordable housing advocates are pointing.

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Mortgage principal reductions are apt to rise soon. Sure, they save some underwater borrowers from drowning, but can they prop up an iffy housing market? The jury’s still out, but there are opinions aplenty. The housing bust sent home values sliding below the amount owed on many home mortgages, into.

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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Housing market starts 2015 on several weak notes The economic calendar includes many reports, but few of the most important. I expect the housing market to attract attention. There are several relevant releases on tap, and the sector is.

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.

Ginnie Mae’s MBS portfolio reaches $1.5 trillion The U.S.-owned company, which guaranteed the first mortgage-backed security in 1970, now backs $1.5 trillion. of Ginnie Mae’s single-family loans as of June, up from 22 percent three years earlier,

In order to get more interest again, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is looking at making it easier for the public to get loans.. Most housing advocates agree that a bigger bang for the buck would come from having lenders lower the unusually high credit scores that they’re now demanding from borrowers.. They won’t be paid by.

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