FHA published the 2017 mortgage limits this afternoon. They follow the limits outlined in the FHFA announcement last week.
The new FHA limits apply to case numbers assigned on or after January 1st, 2017.
The new single-family “floor” is $275,665 and the new maximum loan amount in high cost areas is $636,150.
For the Dallas-Fort Worth area most counties will see an increased loan limit up to $362,250. Just to be sure, though, here’s the link to search your specific county
For HECMs, the maximum claim amount for FHA-insured HECMs will be $636,150.
Here is a link to areas that had increases in 2017 (including those that increased from $271,050 to $275,665):
No areas were decreased from 2016 to 2017.
Mortgagee Letter 2016-20 (forward): http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/documents/huddoc?id=16-20ml.pdf
Mortgagee Letter 2016-19 (reverse): http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/documents/huddoc?id=16-19ml.pdf