FHA Archive

Chris Polychron on FHA MMI Fund, 2015 Priorities

Housingwire has a story on the Federal Housing Administration and the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund for single-family programs. According to the agency’s report, the financial health of the regulating agency improved dramatically but that it still has a way...
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November 18, 2014

Conversations with Real Insight Launches with Secretary Julian Castro

NAR President Steve Brown sits down with Julián Castro, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)...

FHA Bounces Back

By 2014 NAR President Steve Brown Just as the winter snows melt, and spring begins to bloom, there are also signs of renewal for the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The White House released its fiscal 2015 budget proposal last...
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March 10, 2014

This Recess is No Time to Play

By NAR 2013 President Gary Thomas Although August is time for the annual Congressional recess, activity in our nation’s capital is not slowing down. We’re continuing to work hard on vital issues like tax reform, flood insurance and mortgage...
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August 15, 2013

Not Just a Voice in the Wilderness

By NAR 2013 President Gary Thomas REALTORS® are finally being heard, and it makes you want to jump and shout! Today President Obama delivered the message loud and clear—Home Ownership Matters! I’m pleased to say that our efforts to...
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August 7, 2013

The Sky’s the (Loan) Limit

By Gary Thomas, 2012 President-Elect, National Association of REALTORS® I have some great news to share with everyone! Last night Congress voted to restore loan limits and the maximum cap for Federal Housing Administration loans. Their action reinstates the...
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November 18, 2011

First, Do No Harm, Posted by Charles

This past week, I traveled to Washington, D.C., to testify on behalf of REALTORS® at two congressional hearings.  Although the issues were quite different, the message was the same – the federal government must work with us to keep...
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March 12, 2010

Change that Makes Us Stronger, Posted by Brooke

By now you’ve heard that FHA has made some changes to its program.  FHA’s reserves are in danger at the moment, and the changes it has made will sustain the program for years to come. I know that sometimes...
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February 7, 2010

Mr. McMillan Goes to Washington, Posted by Charles

In the classic movie, Mr. Smith goes to Washington, Jimmy Stewart’s character is appointed to fill a U.S. Senate seat and when faced with the reality of politics, he doesn’t back down. Well, I may not be serving in...
September 26, 2009