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Volume 15 - Number 1

December 30, 2014

Bankers Seek Recall of FHLB Membership Proposal

The American Bankers Association is urging the Federal Housing Finance Agency to withdraw its proposed amendments to membership eligibility in the Federal Home Loan Bank System, saying the proposal would make the liquidity provided by the 12 FHLBs subject to uncertainty and add regulatory burden to member institutions. The ABA, in a Dec. 19 comment letter, took particular exception to the measures requiring a memberís mortgage holdings be reviewed annually instead of ...

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With originations expected to drop in 2018, will your shop turn to non-QM/non-prime mortgage products as a way to bolster volumes?

Yes, definitely. We’re planning a launch.


No. It’s still difficult compliance/regulatory-wise.


Maybe. It’s under consideration.


Not now. But things could change as 2018 progresses.