Perspectives

Help for Borrowers with Limited English Proficiency

October 15, 2018

Jonathan Lawless

by Jonathan Lawless
Vice President, Product Development and Affordable Housing

As the U.S. becomes increasingly diverse, it’s important to understand the evolving needs of potential homeowners to ensure that responsible, sustainable homeownership remains within reach of all Americans. Today, more than 25 million people in the U.S. have limited proficiency with the English language. Having access to mortgage resources in their native languages can help better inform and prepare them for the lending process and successful homeownership.

We’re excited to partner with the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and Freddie Mac to launch the Mortgage Translations clearinghouse, a central online source of translated documents.

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How Will Artificial Intelligence Shape Mortgage Lending?

October 4, 2018

Tracy Stephan

by Tracy Stephan
Director, Economic & Strategic Research

Businesses are increasingly leveraging digital technologies to reduce errors and costs, speed up transactions, and drive richer and better customer service. Over the past couple of years, Artificial Intelligence (AI), including Machine Learning (ML), has gained traction with businesses that deal with large amounts of data to reduce human error and improve operational efficiency.

As part of its quarterly Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey, Fannie Mae's Economic & Strategic Research Group (ESR) surveyed senior mortgage executives in August to better understand lenders' views about AI/ML technology...

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Home – What It Means to Native American Families

September 27, 2018

Kellie Coffey

by Kellie Coffey
Product Development Manager – Rural Initiatives
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2018 vs. 2008: Better Equipped for the Next Mortgage Market Downturn

September 21, 2018

Jude Landis

by Jude Landis
VP, Single-Family Risk Management
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Don't Let Fraud Add to the Pain of a Natural Disaster

September 18, 2018

Jennifer Horne

by Jennifer Horne
VP, Anti-Fraud and Anti-Money Laundering
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