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Volume 2019 - Number 1

January 4, 2019

ATR Rule Limiting Loans to Self-Employed Borrowers

Some self-employed workers are missing out on mortgages because of harsh standards included in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s ability-to-repay rule, according to analysts at the Housing Finance Policy Center. “The mortgage market is not adequately meeting the needs of self-employed households,” the analysts said. The HFPC noted that in 2016, about 8.5 percent of U.S. households were headed by a self-employed person and 3.4 percent were salaried but earned some ...

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