It’s no secret that the current housing market in the US is a nightmare. With limited inventory and skyrocketing prices, competition is steep and affordability is a struggle. So where do credit unions come in? Vivian Colligan has a few ideas.
As the comment period for the 40-year mortgage proposal made by the Federal Housing Administration drew to a close, NAFCU and CUNA voiced their support, reports Esteban Camargo.
Washington Credit Union Daily’s David Baumann reports on Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark Calabria who again defended the agency’s plan to charge a new 0.5% fee on refinancing of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae mortgages, telling Credit Union National Association President/CEO Jim Nussle that, “This fee is necessary to keep people in their homes during the pandemic.”
On Wednesday, May 13, over 400 credit union representatives met virtually with Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) Director Anita Fox to discuss the state of the industry.