While HUD remains noncommittal about its plans to put more fair-lending teeth in the Ginnie Mae program, industry analysts warn that the details will likely contain requirements patterned after the Community Reinvestment Act.

But some glimpses into the department's thinking emerged when Secretary Henry Cisneros, who will soon make decisions on lending discrimination policy, addressed the issue during a hearing before the House Subcommittee on Consumer Credit and Insurance Oct. 21.

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