Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac officials are expressing concerns that the American Securitization Forum's (ASF) efforts to draft consensus secondary market standards could potentially create another mortgage identification standard outside of the MERS Mortgage Identification Number (MIN) and cause confusion in the industry.

ASF has been seeking comment on delivery standards that are still under construction and may or may not include the MERS MIN. The ASF declined to comment on the issue.

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