n.— «As another example, borrowers could be required to share with the government or with the holder of the borrower’s existing mortgage either the equity created through a write-down or the future appreciation in the home price, or both, over some specified time period. In other words, the government or investor would have what is known as a “soft-second.”» —“Federal Housing Administration Housing Stabilization and Homeownership Act” Apr. 9, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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