Loss severities on distressed RMBS loans will probably increase this year as several key government support programs expire, Fitch Ratings said in a report.

Low mortgage rates, homebuyer tax credits and government directed loan-modification programs have resulted in an improvement in home prices and loss severities since 2Q09.

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