Archive for HUD

Brian Montgomery Tapped to Serve Second Tour as FHA Commissioner

Posted by Patrick Barnard on September 13, 2017

The Trump administration on Tuesday announced its intention to nominate Brian Montgomery as commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Montgomery, who previously served as FHA commissioner under George W. Bush, currently works as vice president of the Collingwood Group, [Read More]

HUD Changes The Rules For HECMs, Again

Written by Patrick Barnard on September 13, 2017

Will these recent rule changes benefit borrowers? And will they help stem the losses in the MMIF?

Trump Taps Pam Patenaude To Become Next HUD Deputy Secretary

Posted by Patrick Barnard on April 28, 2017

“Pam is an exceptional choice for the position,” says David H. Stevens, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association

Smooth Launch For FHA’s EAD Portal

Written by Patrick Barnard on July 20, 2016

As of June 30, more than 115,000 appraisals had been received electronically – and the daily volume of appraisals uploaded electronically grows exponentially every week.

MBA Promotes William Kooper To VP Of State Government Affairs, Industry Relations

Posted by Patrick Barnard on April 11, 2016

William Kooper has been promoted to vice president of state government affairs and industry relations at the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), effective April 1. Kooper, who has served in several different public policy and member relations roles during his 15-year [Read More]