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Annual Indexing of Basic Statutory Mortgage Limits for Multifamily Housing Programs

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AGENCY:

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with Section 206A of the National Housing Act, HUD has adjusted the Basic Statutory Mortgage Limits for Multifamily Housing Programs for Calendar Year 2013.

DATES:

Effective Date: January 1, 2013.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Thomas L. Goade, Director, Technical Support Division, Office of Multifamily Development, Office of Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20410-8000, telephone (202) 402-2727 (this is not a toll-free number). Hearing or speech-impaired individuals may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The FHA Downpayment Simplification Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107-326, approved December 4, 2002) amended the National Housing Act by adding a new Section 206A (12 U.S.C. 1712a). Under Section 206A, the following sections of the National Housing Act are affected:

I. Section 207(c)(3)(A) (12 U.S.C. 1713(c)(3)(A));

II. Section 213(b)(2)(A) (12 U.S.C. 1715e (b)(2)(A));

III. Section 220(d)(3)(B)(iii)(I) (12 U.S.C. 1715k (d)(3)(B)(iii)(I));

IV. Section 221(d)(4)(ii)(I) (12 U.S.C. 1715l(d)(4)(ii)(I));

V. Section 231(c)(2)(A) (12 U.S.C. 1715v(c)(2)(A)); and

VI. Section 234(e)(3)(A) (12 U.S.C. 1715y(e)(3)(A)).

The dollar amounts in these sections are the base per unit statutory limits for FHA's multifamily mortgage programs collectively referred to as the “Dollar Amounts.” They are adjusted annually (commencing in 2004) on the effective date of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's adjustment of the $400 figure in the Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act of 1994 (HOEPA) (Pub. L. 103-325, approved September 23, 1994). The adjustment of the Dollar Amounts shall be calculated using the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) as applied by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for purposes of the above-described HOEPA adjustment.

HUD has been notified of the percentage change in the CPI-U used for the HOEPA adjustment and the effective date of the HOEPA adjustment. The percentage change in the CPI-U is 2.3% and the effective date of the HOEPA adjustment is January 1, 2013. The Dollar Amounts have been adjusted correspondingly and have an effective date of January 1, 2013.

The adjusted Dollar Amounts for Calendar Year 2013 are shown below:

Basic Statutory Mortgage Limits for Calendar Year 2013

Multifamily Loan Program

Section 207—Multifamily Housing

Section 207 pursuant to Section 223(f)—Purchase or Refinance Housing

Section 220—Housing in Urban Renewal Areas

BedroomsNon-ElevatorElevator
0$48,64656,134
153,88762,869
26436777,091
379,33696,552
4+89,818109,173

Section 213—Cooperatives

BedroomsNon-ElevatorElevator
0$52,71956,134
160,78563,598
273,31077,335
393,837100,047
4+104,540109,823

Section 234—Condominium Housing

BedroomsNon-ElevatorElevator
0$53,79556,611
162,02664,897
274,80578,914
395,753102,089
4+106,673112,062

Section 221(d)(4)—Moderate Income Housing

BedroomsNon-ElevatorElevator
0$48,41352,296
154,95559,951
266,42772,900
383,37894,308
4+94,482103,522

Section 231—Housing for the Elderly

BedroomsNon-ElevatorElevator
0$46,02952,296
151,45659,951
261,44672,900
373,94794,308
4+86,937103,522

Section 207—Manufactured Home Parks

Per Space—$22,333

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Dated: April 30, 2013.

Carol J. Galante,

Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner.

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[FR Doc. 2013-10676 Filed 5-3-13; 8:45 am]

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