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Green Mortgages from Fannie Mae

The secondary mortgage lending market is complex and can be confusing. While sale of mortgages on the secondary market can actually limit green options (with the requirements for conventional heating and wastewater systems, for example), it can also be a way of encouraging green—at least if Fannie Mae’s new Green Mortgage program succeeds.

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Published April 1, 2000

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