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At the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), we provide mortgage insurance on loans made by FHA-approved lenders. In fact, we're one of the largest mortgage insurers in the world. Since 1934, we've helped millions of families become homeowners. Today, we insure mortgages for single family, multifamily, and residential care facilities nationwide.







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Single Family Translated Mortgage Documents


Newly Updated Single Family Handbook

Our latest Single Family Handbook update contains additions, revisions, and technical updates and incorporates previously published Mortgagee Letters.

August 9, 2023


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Increasing the Dollar Threshold for Multifamily Large Loans

We've increased the threshold at which a Multifamily loan is considered a Large Loan from $75 million to $120 million.

June 28, 2023





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Using the Supplemental Consumer Information Form

We've published our requirements for lender use of the Supplemental Consumer Information Form when originating mortgages for FHA insurance.


June 27, 2023




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$14.4 Million in Grants in Support Housing Counseling Programs

More than $14.4 million in grant awards will support housing counseling programs and partnerships with Minority Serving Institutions for 180 housing counseling organizations.


June 21, 2023




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Single Family Translated Mortgage Documents Now Available

More than 30 FHA Single Family mortgage documents and other resources are now available in Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

June 13, 2023







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