Paulson Denies Rumored 4.5 % Mortgage Rate Plan

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The U.S. Treasury Department secretary Henry Paulson spoke out Tuesday denying the rumor that he and the Treasury are contemplating a plan to initiate a 4.5 percent mortgage rate for new home loans issued through Fannie mae (fnm: 0.66-4.35%) and Freddie Mac (fre: 0.65 -5.80%), according to a MarketWatch bulletin.

Paulson Denies Rumored 4.5 % Mortgage Rate Plan : HousingWire || financial news for the mortgage market "We didn’t float any plan," Paulson said. "I am always looking at new ideas and I have said from day one that the key thing to get us through this period is getting housing prices down."

Paulson agreed that "housing values have been falling," but he did not elaborate on why millions of Americans could no longer pay their mortgages. Cox blamed it on a "failure of lending standards" and said that the SEC had a number of ongoing investigations of fraud in the mortgage application process.

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