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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-440—OCT. 3, 1984

98 STAT. 1695

chased by the Corporation. Such limitations shall not exceed (i) with respect to mortgages described in subparagraph (A)(i), 50 per centum of the single-family residence mortgage limitation determined under paragraph (2); and (ii) with respect to mortgages described in subparagraph (A)(ii), the applicable limitation determined under paragraph (2). "(C) No subordinate mortgage against a one- to four-family residence shall be purchased by the Corporation if the total outstanding indebtedness secured by the property as a result of such mortgage exceeds 80 per centum of the value of such property unless (i) that portion of such total outstanding indebtedness that exceeds such 80 per centum is guaranteed or insured by a qualified insurer as determined by the Corporation; (ii) the seller retains a participation of not less than 10 per centum in the mortgage; or (iii) for such period and under such circumstances as the Corporation may require, the seller agrees to repurchase or replace the mortgage upon demand of the Corporation in the event that the mortgage is in default. The Corporation shall not issue a commitment to purchase a subordinate mortgage prior to the date the mortgage is originated, if such mortgage is eligible for purchase under the preceding sentence only by reason of compliance with the requirements of clause (iii) of such sentence.".

Prohibitions.

AUTHORITY OF FEDERAL HOME LOAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION TO PURCHASE STATE AGENCY INSURED MORTGAGE LOANS

SEC. 204. Section 302(i) of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation Act is amended by striking out "a State or any agency or instrumentality of either" and inserting in lieu thereof "any of its agencies or instrumentalities".

12 USC 1451.

MULTIFAMILY MORTGAGE LOAN-TO-VALUE RATIO

SEC. 205. (a) The second sentence of section 302(b)(2) of the Federal National Mortgage Association Charter Act is amended by inserting after "mortgage" the first place it appears the following: "secured by a property comprising one- to four-family dwelling units". (b) The first sentence of section 305(a)(2) of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation Act is amended by inserting after "mortgages" the first place it appears the following: "secured by a property comprising one- to four-family dwelling units".

12 usC 1717.

12 USC 1454.

LIMITATIONS ON PURCHASE OF CONVENTIONAL MORTGAGES ON MULTIFAMILY PROPERTIES

SEC. 206. (a) Section 302flD)(2) of the Federal National Mortgage Association Charter Act is amended by striking out the penultimate sentence and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "With respect to mortgages secured by property comprising five or more family dwelling units, such limitations shall not exceed 125 per centum of the dollar amounts set forth in section 207(c)(3) of this Act, except that such limitations may be increased by the corporation (taking into account construction costs) to not to exceed 240 per centum of such dollar amounts in any geographical area for which the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development determines under such section that cost levels require any increase in the dollar amount limitations under such section.".

Ante, p. 1692.

12 USC 1713.