Issuance of expanded-credit MBS more than doubled on an annual basis at the end of the third quarter while deals backed by prime mortgages and GSE-eligible loans declined. The expanded-credit sector is expected to continue to grow, according to industry analysts. (Includes data chart.)
There’s no consensus among industry participants on how the CFPB should address the “patch” for qualified mortgages. However, lenders generally agree that Appendix Q of the ATR rule needs a major overhaul.