FHA Regains Footing With No Bailout Needed Next Year

SOURCE: Mortgage News Feed

Following the first-ever Treasury draw required by the Federal Housing Administration this year, the agency says it is back on stable footing and does not anticipate requiring Treasury assistance in fiscal year 2015. As reflected in the Obama Administration’s proposed budget for the coming fiscal year, both FHA’s forward lending and reverse mortgage lending programs are expected to be cash flow positive with the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage program anticipated to have a negative subsidy rate at -0.23%.

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