FHFA Responds to NAR's Letter Requesting Support for Mortgage Liquidity
May, 1 2020
NAR received a letter from the FHFA in response to NAR's letter send to the Treasury, Federal Reserve Board, and FHFA on March 27th requesting their support to improve liquidity in the mortgage market.
NAR submitted a comment in response to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's notice of proposed rule making (NPRM) on modernization of the community reinvestment act (CRA).
COVID-19: NAR Asks Regulators to Use Powers to Solve Servicing Issues
April, 3 2020
NAR is asking the Federal Reserve Board and Federal Housing Finance Agency to use their direct funding from the Treasury to support mortgage servicers and to clear the log jam in the mortgage funding process that has arisen due to potential widespread forbearance.
FHFA Directs Fannie and Freddie to Allow Appraisal Alternatives
March, 23 2020
FHFA directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to allow the use of appraisal alternatives to reduce the need for appraisers to conduct interior property inspections for eligible mortgages through May 17, 2020.