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‘Far Too Early’ to Know Impact of GSE Framework
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 18:47:19 +0000

However, several economists say mortgage rates could rise on low-income borrowers to meet requirements set forth by FHFA Director Dr. Mark A. Calabria.

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The Government’s Impact on Mortgage Servicers
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 17:13:31 +0000

Ed DeMarco, President, Housing Policy Council, recently appeared on DS5: Inside the Industry to share his thoughts on recent actions by the federal government to help both homeowners and mortgage servicers. Editor's note: This feature appeared in the May edition of DS News.

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Communities Face an Active Hurricane Season Amidst COVID-19
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 15:54:38 +0000

Both preparations and recovery could face complications due to the spread of the coronavirus.

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Iowa Gov.: Foreclosure Moratoriums Will Not be Extended
Fri, 29 May 2020 17:54:36 +0000

A report says the state will establish a program to assist borrowers who have been impacted by COVID-19.

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The Week Ahead: Will Forbearance Volumes Continue to Flatten?
Fri, 29 May 2020 16:52:45 +0000

Also in The Week Ahead are reports on construction spending and the unemployment rate, and the U.S. Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing on updates regarding the CARES Act.

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Will Housing Lead Post-Pandemic Recovery?
Fri, 29 May 2020 16:28:43 +0000

The housing industry started the current economic downturn on much better footing than the last. Click through to read more.

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Mortgage Servicers to Advance $3.6B to Mortgage-Backed Securities
Fri, 29 May 2020 13:00:22 +0000

At the current levels, mortgage servicers need to advance a combined $3.6 billion a month to holders of government-backed mortgage securities on COVID-19-related forbearances.

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SFR’s Place in the Housing Market
Fri, 29 May 2020 01:38:08 +0000

How has rental growth matched up against the rest of the housing industry?

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DS5: The Assistance Servicers Need
Thu, 28 May 2020 22:25:20 +0000

In this episode of DS5: Inside the Industry, Ted Tozer, Senior Fellow in the Housing Finance Program with the Milken Institute, discusses the possibility of the Federal Reserve injecting funds to assist mortgage servicers.

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Reviewing the State of Mortgage Servicing
Thu, 28 May 2020 22:15:11 +0000

In recent webinar, Five Star Global delivered an update on forbearances, delinquencies, and how the industry is prepping for disaster.

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