IN THE NEWS

Federal Housing Administration Publishes Property Assessed Clean Energy Policy

07/20/16

Federal Housing Administration Publishes Property Assessed Clean Energy Policy The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) published its policy on using FHA insurance on new Title II forward mortgages for single family homes with Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) obligations. The policy, published today in Mortgagee Letter 2016-11, Property Assessed Clean Energy, will make it easier for future home buyers to purchase or refinance homes using FHA financing when there is an existing PACE obligation, that meets FHA requirements, attached to the property. FHA policy in Mortgagee Letter 2016-11 specifies that a PACE obl...More

NEW! The Appraisal Foundation Q & A Forum

07/12/16

Do you have a question for the Appraiser Qualifications Board or Appraisal Standards Board that is not addressed in the existing Q&As?    The Appraisal Foundation is pleased to announce a new Q&A Forum that is now available. You can post your questions on appraisal standards or appraiser qualifications and receive a timely answer from Foundation staff. The Q&A Forum is another great way for you to interact with our boards.   ...More

Upcoming HUD Single Family Housing Policy Handbook 4000.1 Effective Dates

06/17/16

As a reminder, the following previously announced Single Family Housing Policy Handbook 4000.1 (SF Handbook) policies become effective for case numbers assigned on or after June 30, 2016: Revised guidance for mortgagees when calculating student loan obligations for use in a borrower’s debt-to-income ratio calculation, as published in Mortgagee Letter 2016-08 on April 13; and Changes to policies for other deferred obligations and installment loans as a result of the separation of student loan policies from these subsections, as published in ...More

Contact Us




Coverage Map

*Click on the shaded area of our service map for County Names

Primary Counties
Secondary Counties