Barney Frank Eyes Mortgage Cramdown Revival

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Original posted on Lexology:. Today, the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing entitled "Second Liens and Other Barriers to Principal Reduction as an Effective Foreclosure Mitigation Program." Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) opened the hearing by stating that its purpose was to address the ongoing question of how to handle the home foreclosure crisis that has damaged.

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The increased mortgage insurance costs are part of the Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act of 2011, which requires FHA to increase the annual MIP. As stated previously, the FHA Up Front Mortgage Insurance Premium is also affected; the current rate of one percent will increase to 1.75 percent of the base loan amount.

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