The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a final rule that facilitates the transition away from the LIBOR interest rate index for consumer financial products. The rule establishes … more CFPB Issues Final Rule to Facilitate Transition from LIBOR
In comments submitted to the Department of Housing and Urban Development this week, NRMLA provided answers to 14 questions posed by HUD in an October 5 notice pertaining to … more NRMLA Submits Comments to HUD on LIBOR Transition
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau joined four other federal financial regulatory agencies and state bank and credit union regulators in issuing a statement highlighting the risks posed by … more CFPB Issues Joint Statement on Discontinuing LIBOR
Several working groups have been formed and are busily convening and discussing the draft HECM Handbook that the Department of Housing and Urban Development released late last month. … more NRMLA Vetting Draft HECM Handbook
To assist homeowners who are still struggling to meet the requirements of their Home Equity Conversion Mortgage, the Federal Housing Administration is providing up to 12 months of … more FHA Provides More Relief for HECM Borrowers
On Friday, September 10, the Federal Housing Administration issued a reminder to mortgagees about its guidance for originating and/or servicing FHA-insured mortgages in locations in the U.S. and … more Reminder Guidance for FHA-Approved Mortgagees Regarding Presidentially-Declared Major Disaster Areas
Today, the Federal Housing Administration issued temporary partial waivers that provide mortgagees with expanded flexibility to help HECM borrowers who are struggling financially due to COVID-19. Details were … more FHA Announces Temporary Partial Waivers for HECM Borrowers
Question: Is it okay to tell your clients that the Line of Credit is guaranteed and will always be available to them? Answer: No, the line of credit … more Servicing Corner: Is a LOC Guaranteed to Be Available For Borrowers?
The U.S. Treasury Department this week published Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) guidance that includes reverse mortgages on the list of eligible mortgage types that can receive federal assistance … more Treasury: Reverse Mortgage Borrowers May Qualify For HAF Funds
The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association created, “What Do I Do When My Loan is Due?,” to walk reverse mortgage loan borrowers and their families through the end … more What Do I Do When My Loan is Due?