WASHINGTON - Tougher affordable-housing targets for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would be delayed if congressional Republicans freeze federal rulemaking until July.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development was expected early this year to propose new goals for the secondary market agencies' support of loans to people with low and moderate income housing goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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