The housing market has been a relative bright spot in an otherwise highly disrupted economy.
The American Bankers Association yesterday joined a broad coalition of housing and civil rights organizations in a letter urging lawmakers to include $25 billion in direct assistance to struggling homeowners in the next COVID-19 relief bill.
A global pandemic, a struggling economy and a new administration throw wrenches into risk managers plans for the year ahead.
Banks moved heaven and earth to help clients through COVID-19. While examiners are stepping cautiously in exams, bankers must prepare for more probing questions.
With some Americans experiencing difficulties paying their mortgage due to COVID-19, the American Bankers Association yesterday joined a broad coalition of mortgage industry stakeholders and consumer groups to launch a new national campaign to help raise awareness about consumers’ forbearance options.
Loan demand and standards for lending began to stabilize in the third quarter after demand weakened and standards tightened during the economic freefall of the second quarter.
What happens when borrowers transition out of coronavirus-related mortgage forbearance and into other forms of loss mitigation assistance?
The Department of Housing and Urban Development last week issued underwriting guidelines for borrowers who have been previously granted forbearance due to COVID-19 or other presidentially declared disaster.