FHA Originations increased by over 9,000 in December (to over 130,000 for month) from November (around 121,000). It shall be interesting to see if this is a trend that continues for future months. The month of November was the first month of statisitics after the elimination of Down Payment Assistance. This should be interesting to watch over the next couple of months. The chart below shows the monthly trend in originations.
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