October 1st, 2013 9:32 AM by Christopher Terry
GNMA, FNMA, FHLMC: No significant affect
VA:The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will continue to operate if there is a government shutdown which means lenders will be able to continue originating VA-guaranteed loans. Both lenders and borrowers will be able to obtain their Certificate of Eligibility online, and they will still be able to submit applications and follow up on COEs that require more research with the Atlanta Eligibility Center. Lenders can and should continue to remit funding fees through the Funding Fee Payment System.