CHLA issued the linked press statement strongly commending FHFA Director Calabria for delaying until December 1st the effective date for the new 50 basis points GSE adverse market fee
CHLA Joins Other Groups in Letter to FHA to Eliminate Indemnification Penalties for New Loans with Forbearance
CHLA, along with consumer groups and other trade groups, sent a letter to HUD Secretary Ben Carson, asked FHA to eliminate its recently adopted 20% 1st loss indemnification penalty on properly underwritten loans that go into forbearance prior to being insured by FHA.
CHLA Asks Federal Mortgage Officials to Facilitate Refis to Borrowers with Forbearance that Regain their Jobs
CHLA today sent a letter to top federal mortgage officials, asking them to be flexible in allowing refinancing loans to borrowers that regain their jobs after going into forbearance – without imposing higher fees – as an alternative to a partial claim to deal with the missed payments. The model is the post-2008 GSE HARP program, except the exemption would be for recently missed payments
CHLA Urges Fannie and Freddie to Purchase Loans with Post-closing forbearance – to stabilize Correspondent Lending
CHLA sent a letter to FHFA, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac asking the GSEs to purchase properly underwritten loans (and not demand repurchase on loans) that go into forbearance after a loan closing. The purpose is to stabilize aggregator pricing and purchasing of conventional loans, and to address the growing financial risks of correspondent lenders being stuck with unsaleable loans because of such forbearance.
A National Mortgage News article reports on FHFA’s decision to limit the Common Securitization Platform to the GSEs – highlighting CHLA’s statement that this will
A Housing Wire story on the mortgage industry reaction to the confirmation of Rohit Chopra to be CFPB Director highlights CHLA’s letter to Chopra asking