FHA Chief: Hits From Down-Payment Assistance Threaten Agency’s Future

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The policy & procedural changes being implemented by HUD/FHA are scheduled to be effective as of June 15, 2015 – which is now only 2 months from now.. Stay tuned for future developments.. Glavey is Senior Vice President / Chief Credit Officer for LoanLogics. Gerry has decades of.

IRS Drama Continues; FHA’s Memo on DPA Programs; Fallout From G-Fees. "FHA’s Position on Down Payment Assistance Programs." "In light of a recent audit by HUD’s Office of Inspector General, I.

FHA to Tigthen Credit, Appraisal Rules.. the fund’s reserves are sufficient to cover our future losses, so the FHA will not require taxpayer assistance or new Congressional action," said FHA Commissioner David Stevens.. Low down payment will not change. The FHA announced no plans to raise.

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Recently, FHA has announced that housing and finance authorities (HFAs) such as CHFA, will be required to change their processes with respect to down payment assistance on Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-insured loans to ensure that the HFA provides such assistance, "directly" at the closing table.

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