FHFA Wants GSE Pricing Tweaks and Counterparty Exam Authority

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s pricing frameworks may see changes to better serve “core mission borrowers,” according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).
The regulator also, again, argued for examination authority over entities doing business with the government-sponsored enterprises.

In its annual report to Congress, FHFA said it instructed the enterprises to “begin updating their pricing frameworks” in 2021. It’s already made some pricing adjustments, after it raised the conforming loan limits to just shy of $1 million, by upping fees for some high balance and second home loans.

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