Fannie And Freddie To Announce More Sweeping Loan Modifications

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are expected to announce today plans for accelerating and expanding mortgage loan modifications for distressed homeowners. The new guidelines will apply to specific kinds of past due loans and try to bring their debt to income ratio down to 38%. Washington will also prod other big banks to do the same. “It could apply to a broad range of borrowers,” reports WSJ. Expect the full details at a 2pm eastern Federal Housing Finance Agency press conference.

Fannie, Freddie Work on Mass Loan Modification Plan [WSJ]

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