A woman walks past an office of Countrywide banking and home loans in Sun City, Ariz.
A woman walks past an office of Countrywide banking and home loans in Sun City, Ariz. - 
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The Federal Housing Administration is growing concerned that lenders are allowing some first-time home buyers to take on too much risk. Earlier this month, the FHA told lenders that it will flag more loans as high risk, and raise the hurdle some borrowers must jump for FHA-backed loans.

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