WASHINGTON - The Western League of Savings Institutions, which represents the large California thrifts, is trying to bring some pressure on Freddie Mac, which has announced it will raise its loan limit to $207,000 next year.

In a letter to the California, Arizona, and Nevada congressional delegations, the trade group said its members would unfairly lose $1.6 billion in business to Freddie Mac in 1996 if the loan limit goes up.

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