Federal Housing Administration

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Noun1.Federal Housing Administration - the federal agency in the Department of Housing and Urban Development that insures residential mortgages
Department of Housing and Urban Development, Housing and Urban Development, HUD - the United States federal department that administers federal programs dealing with better housing and urban renewal; created in 1965
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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The White House said the refinance program would be run by the Federal Housing Administration.
4 January 2012 - US business advisory firm The Collingwood Group said today it had acquired federal housing administration (FHA) compliance specialist GWN Consulting LLC for an undisclosed price.
As the Federal Housing Administration prepares to release its annual financial report next week, there's growing concern that the agency could run out of money and seek a taxpayer bailout for the first time ever.
The lawsuit filed last Tuesday by the US Justice Department in New York federal district court, said that Mortgage IT, acquired by Deutsche Bank in January 2007, insured 39,000 home loans worth more than $5 billion with the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) in the decade to 2009.
Federal Housing Administration Commissioner, David Stevens, is to take up a top job at Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
The Federal Housing Administration released on April 15 an updated list of frequently asked questions addressing appraiser concerns.
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) reported in September that its financial cushion will drop below mandatory levels for the first time in its 75-year history.
It also offers Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and Veterans Administration (VA) loans.
It also strengthens oversight of Freddie and Fannie and potentially allows up to 300,000 homeowners faced with foreclosure to refinance under favorable terms through the Federal Housing Administration.
The bill would also create a plan for the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to begin insuring up to $300 billion in refinanced mortgage loans for families struggling to avoid foreclosure.
The fund would not increase taxes, with most of the money coming through contributions from mortgage finance giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, as well as the Federal Housing Administration.

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