Items Tagged with '2011-17'


  • HUD Issues Advertising Guidance

    In a new mortgagee letter, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has issued additional guidance regarding the use of the HUD or Federal Housing Administration (FHA) logos, name or acronyms in advertising.  Mortgagee Letter 2011-17 states that the clarification is intended "to ensure that consumers, current homeowners, and potential homebuyers are properly informed of the authorship of advertisements that promote FHA products and are not misled to believe that the service or product being advertised is HUD or FHA-approved or endorsed."   According to the letter, FHA-approved mortgagees are allowed to display one of two official "FHA
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