From the Trump administration's initial efforts at reg relief and GSE reform to dramatic shifts in the servicing landscape, here's a look back at the top stories shaping the mortgage industry during the first half of 2017.
A report quietly released by the Treasury Department says there is “clear evidence” that a program President Trump wants to cut helps recipients provide financial services to the most underserved communities.
The Federal Housing Administration's gateway to homeownership could be widened if the Trump administration takes actions to reduce mortgage insurance premiums and clarify lender penalties under the False Claims Act.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has taken pains to stress that the Trump administration isn't out to kill Americans' beloved mortgage-interest tax deduction — but a side effect of the plan could turn it into a perk for only the wealthy.
Despite an effort by the Trump administration to defund government aid for community development financial institutions, the Senate approved a budget deal that included $258 million in funding for the CDFI fund.