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COVID-19: FHFA Adopts Policies to Facilitate Liquidity in Mortgage Market
Posted March 23, 2020 by CUNA Advocacy

FHFA announced two actions aimed at facilitating liquidity in the mortgage market during the COVID-19 national emergency. In the first, FHFA directed Fannie and Freddie to permit alternative flexibilities to satisfy appraisal requirements and employment verification requirements through May 17, 2020.​ In the second, FHFA authorized the Enterprises to enter into additional dollar roll transactions.