Federal Housing Administration (FHA)

Business / Real Estate / Federal Housing Administration (FHA): A federal agency established in 1934 under the National Housing Act to encourage improvement in housing standards and conditions, to provide an adequate home-financing system through the insurance of housing mortgages and credit and to exert a stabilizing influence on the mortgage market. FHA was the governments response to a lack of quality housing, excessive foreclosures and a building industry that collapsed during the depression.

Other Words for Administration

Administration Noun Synonyms: management, direction, conduct, supervision, oversight, superintendence, regulation, charge
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Other Words for Housing

Housing Verb Synonyms: homes, houses, lodging(s), quarters, accommodation, habitation, dwelling, shelter, protection
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Federal Housing Administration Mortgage

Business / Taxes / Federal Housing Administration Mortgage: Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgages, which are made by private lenders, resemble conventional mortgages in many ways, but there are some significant differences. An FHA mortgage is governme MORE

Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program

Business / Agriculture / Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program: Sometimes referred to in budget documents as Payments to States and Territories, the program provides matching funds to states for research and innovative projects aimed at identifying new market oppo MORE

Federal Water Pollution Control Act

Business / Real Estate / Federal Water Pollution Control Act: Enacted by Congress in 1972, this federal law administered by the EPA regulates the release of pollutants into navigable waters. MORE

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