HUD Announces New FHA Loan Limits

Yesterday, December 7, 2017, the Federal Housing Administration announced that for 2018, 3,011 out of 3,141 counties in the U.S. (~96% of all counties in the nation) will see an increase in FHA loan limits.

Ceilings and Floors

In high-cost areas, the FHA’s loan limit ceiling will increase this year to $679,650, up from $636,150, providing a $43,500 increase. In addition, the floor will rise from $275,665 to $294,515, an $18,850 increase.

Reverse Mortgages

The National Mortgage Limit for FHA-insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgages, or reverse mortgages, will also rise with the loan limit ceiling from $636,150 to $679,650, for an $18,850 increase.

Next Year

FHA case numbers assigned on Jan. 1, 2018 or later will be subject to the new loan limits.

HUD’s Press  Release: