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FHFA Reopens and Extends Deadline to September 1 On RFI to Improve Access to Credit for Qualified Mortgage Borrowers with Limited English Proficiency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
8/4/2017

Washington, D.C. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is reopening and extending the input period to Sept. 1, 2017 to allow interested parties more time to consider additional information on issues facing qualified mortgage borrowers with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) throughout the mortgage life cycle process, including mortgage lending and servicing.

FHFA announced on May 25, 2017 that it was requesting input on ways to improve access to credit for qualified mortgage borrowers with limited English proficiency.  The input period closed on July 31, 2017 but is being reopened and extended beginning today.

Input should be submitted electronically or via mail by Sept. 1, 2017, to the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Office of Housing and Regulatory Policy, 400 7th Street, S.W., 9th floor, Washington, D.C., 20219. 

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Contacts:

Media: Stefanie Johnson (202) 649-3030 / Corinne Russell (202) 649-3032
Consumers: Consumer Communications or (202) 649-3811

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