WASHINGTON — House Republicans are wading back into the debate over whether to allow principal reductions on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages.

In a letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency on Monday, the top Republicans on the House Financial Services Committee posed a series of questions that highlight some of the possible downsides of allowing write-downs.

Limited Time Offer

Save $400 off your subscription. Special offer ends April 30, 2017.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.