Federal Housing Administration (FHA) in the United States
Introduction to Federal Housing Administration
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) provides mortgage insurance on loans made by FHA-approved lenders throughout the United States and its territories. The FHA is a division of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. More information is posted in the FHA section of the HUD Portal.
FHA letters (a/k/a HUD Mortgagee Letters) are posted on HUD’s Mortgagee Letterspage (1976-Present). Selected FHA letters are published in CCH’s Federal Banking Law Reporter.
Most FHA Handbooks are available on the HUD Handbooks page. FHA handbooks are also available on Westlaw.
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation
Federal National Mortgage Association
- Information about Federal Housing Administration in the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law.
Federal Housing Administration in the context of Real Estate