Kenneth R. Harney
Kenneth R. Harney
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Fannie, Freddie limit mortgages by using old FICO models

Fannie, Freddie limit mortgages by using old FICO models

Critics say it should be easier for worthy applicants — many of them minorities — to qualify for loans.

House panel considers ways to boost credit scores

House panel considers ways to boost credit scores

Complications come to light as committee airs ideas about reporting consumers’ financial track records.

Tax breaks for underwater loans remain uncertain

Congress has not yet decided to renew law that helps people eligible for cuts in mortgage principal.

FHA will stop lenders from charging extra interest

Policy switch should let homeowners keep hundreds of millions they now must pay at closings.