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Volume 7 - Number 2

January 17, 2014

FHA Explains Program Eligibility Issues in Reviews

Program eligibility is one of the top five reasons a loan can get an “unacceptable” rating in a post-endorsement technical review of a targeted sample of FHA loans. In a sample review conducted by FHA between July 1, 2013, and Sept. 30, 2013, 10 percent of the 6,692 targeted loans were defective due to program eligibility. Of that 10 percent, 76 percent were rated unacceptable by FHA. The results reflect the initial rating of each file reviewed during the quarter, which include conforming, deficient and unacceptable. An unacceptable rating may change if the lender submits mitigating documentation to FHA. But even if subsequently mitigated, the fact ...

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