Perlmutter Fights to Maintain Affordable 30-year Fixed Mortgages


    WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 25, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, House Financial Services Committee Republicans rushed through passing a radical a housing finance plan (PATH ACT) that could force homeowners into risky and exotic mortgages, gut protections for homebuyers, and end the 30-year fixed rate mortgage. U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07), a member of the House Financial Services Committee called this measure a “Path to Nowhere” and voted against the measure in committee. The Republican plan would significantly raise the price of homeownership while at the same time eliminate many affordable housing programs.

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