CHLA In The News

CHLA In The News

National Mortgage News: CHLA Calls for Guidance on Coronavirus Forbearance Requirements

A National Mortgage News story highlights CHLA’s joint letter to HUD Secretary Carson, FHFA Director Calabria, VA Secretary Wilkie, and RHA Administrator Lammers asking for detailed guidance on how servicers implement the forbearance requirements in the CARES Act for FHA, GSE, VA, and RHS loans. The letter highlighted the objective of not encouraging borrowers that can make payments from using forbearance.

Inside Mortgage Finance: CHLA Raises Concerns about Higher GSE Seller-Servicer Requirements

The Federal Housing Finance Agency’s new proposal on higher capital standards for Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac servicers is still pretty fresh but already the industry is reacting. The Community Home Lenders Association said in a statement it’s afraid the language, as proposed, could “reduce access to mortgage credit and increase industry consolidation among the industry’s largest participants, which in turn could increase systemic risk.” CHLA chief Scott Olson notes, “Seller-servicer requirements have already been