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  • MBA Secondary: FHA, Ginnie Mae, VA and USDA leaders outline policy updates

    Discuss VA churn, DACA eligibility, upgraded technology and more
    The leaders of the FHA, VA, USDA and Ginnie Mae who spoke on the government lending update panel at the MBA Secondary Conference on Tuesday are well aware that lenders and investors find working with their agencies discouragingly hard. Their session reflected the work they’re doing to change that experience, and outlined important policy revisions.
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  • MBA Servicing: What does the future of mortgage servicing look like?

    Panel calls for more innovation in servicing
    Leaders from the FHFA, USDA and VA took the stage at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Servicing conference Tuesday to talk about the future of mortgage servicing. So what does that future look like? More M&A, more tech investment and, if you’ve got a really long lens, more standardization.
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  • Little Rock, Arkansas ends veteran homelessness

    Joins 65 other communities and 3 states
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced Friday that Little Rock, Arkansas, effectively ended veteran homelessness in its community. Little Rock’s new announcement brings the VA one step closer to its goal of eradicating veteran homelessness across the U.S. It joins 65 other communities and three states that have all effectively ended veteran homelessness.
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  • Happy holidays, the government is still shut down

    Here’s how the shutdown affects the housing market
    The government partially shut down after Congress and the president failed to pass a new funding bill Friday, and now, five days later, that shutdown continues. While about 75% of the government is already funded, this partial shutdown does limit part of the housing industry. Here’s what is affected.
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  • New York foreclosure firm admits to cheating Fannie Mae, VA out of millions

    Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates accused of "systematically" overbilling expenses
    The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced Tuesday that it reached a settlement with Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates, in which the law firm admitted to using its wholly owned affiliates, Enterprise Process Service and Paramount Land, to overcharge Fannie Mae and the VA for millions of dollars in foreclosure and eviction-related expenses.
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  • Veteran homelessness drops nearly 50% since 2010

    But decrease slows under Trump administration
    Veteran homelessness decreased in 2018 and has plummeted since 2010; in some states, veteran homelessness has even been completely eradicated. However, despite these successes, critics worry that the decrease in veterans has slowed under the Trump administration, and even increased slightly in 2017.
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  • Ross Mortgage debuts 4 new specialty loans

    Construction loans, doctor loans, manufactured home loans and VA renovation loans
    Ross Mortgage Corporation is adding four specialty loans to its suite of lending services: one-time close construction loans, doctor loans, manufactured home loans and VA renovation loans.
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