Financial regulators including the Federal Reserve and FDIC are said to be pushing to require a...

|By:, SA News Editor

Financial regulators including the Federal Reserve and FDIC are said to be pushing to require a minimum 20% down payment on home mortgages that would be exempt from new risk-retention standards for banks. Some lawmakers say the new rules might make it too hard for homeowners to qualify for less risky, and less costly, loans.