HUD Mortgagee Letter ML 2018-08 provides updated guidance regarding the submission of HECM assignment requests to HUD.
The guidance in this Mortgagee Letter is effective immediately.
The policies in this Mortgagee Letter modify or supersede Mortgagee Letter 2017-05, where there is conflict.... Read More
Oct 22, 2018
The Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (referred to as the 'agencies') are issuing the attached Frequently Asked Questions on the Appraisal Regulations and the Interagency Appraisal and Evaluation Guidelines to clarify certain aspects of the agencies' appraisal regulations and to consolidate some of the interagency frequently asked questions (FAQs) from a previous release issued in 2005.
In response to questions receiv... Read More
Oct 16, 2018
OCC Bulletin 2018-39
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (collectively, the agencies) are publishing answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) concerning appraisals and evaluations for real estate transactions that are covered by the interagency appraisal rules (12 CFR 34, subpart C). These FAQs clarify existing regulatory requirements and guidance provided in the 2010 Interagency Appraisal and Eval... Read More
Oct 16, 2018
The federal banking agencies (the Agencies) are issuing the attached Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on appraisal and evaluation functions. This document was developed in response to recent questions about the agencies' real estate appraisal regulations and guidelines and replaces previous FAQs on the appraisal regulations issued in 2005.
- The Agencies are issuing these FAQs in response to questions raised regarding the Agencies' appraisal regulations and guidance.
- Thes... Read More
Oct 16, 2018
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection released an interpretive and procedural rule to implement and clarify amendments to HMDA made by the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. The rule provides further guidance from the Bureau on implementation of the partial exemptions available to qualifying institutions pursuant to the Act.
- On August 31, 2018, the Bureau issued an interpretive and procedural rule to implement and clarify HMDA amendments ma... Read More
Oct 10, 2018
HUD Mortgagee Letter ML 2018-07 provides updated guidance on the submission requirements of form HUD-9807, Insurance Termination Request for Multifamily Mortgage, for obtaining prepayment approval.
To expedite the prepayment review and approval process for FHA-insured multifamily and Section 232 properties, HUD is revising its process effective for requests submitted on or after October 1, 2018 and hence the requests must now be sent to Revised9807Terminations@hud.gov.
For FHA-insured mult... Read More
Oct 01, 2018
OCC Bulletin 2018-34
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) (collectively, the agencies) are seeking comment on a proposed rule that would, in accordance with section 214 of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (EGRRCPA), revise the capital rules to make the definition of high volatility commercial real estate (HVCRE) exposure consistent with the new statutory ... Read More
Sep 28, 2018
HUD Mortgagee Letter ML 2018-06 is issued pursuant to the Reverse Mortgage Stabilization Act of 2013 to provide new requirements to the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) HECM program regulations. Under the new requirements, FHA will require a second appraisal be conducted where a collateral risk assessment of the initial appraisal submitted for use in the HECM origination determines additional support for the collateral value is required.
The provisions of this Mortgagee Letter are eff... Read More
Sep 28, 2018
OCC Bulletin 2018-31
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued today the 'Truth in Lending Act' (TILA) booklet of the Comptroller's Handbook. This updated booklet replaces a similarly titled booklet issued in December 2014.
This booklet provides updated guidance and procedures to examiners in connection with changes made to Regulation Z (12 CFR 1026), which implements TILA. The updated OCC booklet includes procedures implementing the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s rule: the Integrate... Read More
Sep 26, 2018
The federal bank regulatory agencies (the agencies) have jointly issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) that would revise the definition of an HVCRE exposure in Part 324, in accordance with Section 214 of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, and provide interpretation on certain aspects of the revised HCVRE exposure definition.
The NPR would revise the definition of an HVCRE exposure to conform to the statutory definition of a high volatili... Read More
Sep 18, 2018