Use the Expanded-Data Index to Set Mortgage Loan Limits

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Use the Expanded-Data Index to Set Mortgage Loan Limits

June 17, 2015

Abstract

This comment letter responds to the FHFA’s May 21, 2015 request for input on which house price index should be used to adjust the conforming loan limits. The authors agree that the FHFA’s own expanded-data index is the logical choice for setting mortgage loan limits.

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