As previously reported, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently announced the extension of various Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac origination flexibilities due to COVID-19 to September 30, 2020. Fannie Mae, in updates to Lender Letter 2020-03, Lender Letter 2020-04 and Lender Letter 2020-06, and Freddie Mac, in Bulletin 2020-34 and Bulletin 2020-35, address the specific temporary origination policies that are extended to September 30, 2020.

Additionally, Fannie Mae, in Lender Letter 2020-12, and Freddie Mac, in Bulletin 2020-35, address the extension to December 1, 2020 of the effective date for the Adverse Market Refinance Fee. The extension of the effective date was previously announced by the FHFA.


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