Browsing: Credit risk

Mortgage

Since the Federal Housing Finance Agency launched a credit risk transfer program for GSEs Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2013, the enterprises have transferred $81 billion in credit risk to private investors, amounting to about 3.2 percent of $2.5 trillion in unpaid principal balance, the FHFA said today.

Compliance/Risk

The OCC today released its bank supervision operating plan for fiscal year 2019, identifying what each of the agency’s supervisory operating units will focus on for the new federal fiscal year starting on Oct. 1.

Compliance/Risk

Signaling a significant shift in the OCC’s approach to small-dollar lending, the agency today issued a bulletin encouraging banks to make “responsible short-term, small-dollar installment loans, typically two to 12 months in duration with equal amortizing payments” to help meet the credit needs of their customers.