OFHEO Examines the Conforming Loan Limit and High-Cost Areas

January 14, 2008

Washington , DC – The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) has published a new Mortgage Market Note on the conforming loan limit. The Note provides background information on the potential implications of increasing the conforming loan limit in high-cost areas, as proposed in pending House and Senate legislation. The Note describes the jumbo mortgage market and the potential impact of a higher conforming loan limit on mortgage borrowers and on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Please select the Related Document to view OFHEO's Analysis.