How new FHFA mortgage credit policies will affect the industry

Specifics will be announced at the MBA convention & Expo

October 20, 2014
FHFA, mortgage credit policy, MBA convention and expo

HousingWire financial reporter Trey Garrison gives the lowdown on how the rumored Federal Housing Finance Agency policy revisions in increasing mortgage credit will affect housing.


Garrison cites analysts who say private mortgage insurers will be the obvious beneficiaries of these new steps in terms of volume and margin, as well as entry-level home builders. There is also optimism about how it will affect mortgage originators, especially after years of tightening mortgage credit standards.


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