National Housing Act
To this day, the FHA plays a major role in making home ownership a possibility for greater numbers of people. For example, it facilitates mortgages with down payments as low as 3.5% instead of the 20% traditionally required by conventional lenders. Its lending guidelines also allow banks to consider an applicant's whole financial picture instead of relying solely on strict guidelines and formulas.
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National Housing Act — may refer to: National Housing Act (Canada) of 1938, the first significant federal housing legislation adopted in Canada National Housing Act of 1934, the first significant federal housing legislation enacted in the United States Housing Act of… … Wikipedia
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National Housing Act (Canada) — National Housing Act was passed by the Parliament of Canada in 1938 and was intended to promote the construction of new houses, the repair and modernization of existing houses, and the improvement of housing and living conditions. It was later… … Wikipedia
National Housing Act of 1934 — The National Housing Act of 1934, Pub.L. 84 345, 48 Stat. 847, enacted June 28, 1934, also called the Capehart Act, was part of the New Deal passed during the Great Depression in order to make housing and home mortgages more… … Wikipedia
National Housing Act, 1937 — Passed in 1937 and also known as the Wagner Steagall Act, the National Housing Act of 1937 was intended to deal with the issue of poor housing and provide for slum clearance. It established the United States Housing Authority (USHA) to provide … Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era
National Housing Act, 1934 — The National Housing Act of 1934 established the Federal Housing Administration to insure banks, mortgage providers, and building and loan associations to enable them to make loans for home and farm building or improvement. See also… … Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era
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National Housing Conference — Established 1931 President and CEO Maureen Friar Chair Dan Nissenbaum Headquarters Washington, D.C., USA … Wikipedia
Housing Act of 1937 — The Housing Act of 1937, aka the Wagner Steagall Act, provided for subsidies to be paid from the U.S. government to local public housing agencies (PHA s) to improve living conditions for low income families. The act builds on the National Housing … Wikipedia
National Housing Agency — (NHA) The NHA was established in 1942 to bring together the various federal housing bodies, principally the Federal Housing Authority, Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and Federal Home Loan Bank Administration. It was also intended to… … Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era