Ginnie Mae MBS volume was boosted by a 41% jump in VA loan deliveries and a 22% boost in FHA. Both programs saw sharp increases in refi volume along with rising purchase-mortgage business. (Includes four data charts.)
FHA insured at least $13 billion in loans to borrowers with unpaid federal tax debt, according to audit findings by the HUD inspector general. The potential loss on the problem loans could be as much as $6.1 billion, the IG said.