MBA urges FHA to adopt QM safe harbor

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NAFCU urges CFPB, HUD to delay QM rules.. Tefferi praised HUD for proposing a rule in advance of the effective date of the CFPB’s QM rule, as many FHA loans would otherwise not qualify for the CFPB’s safe harbor treatment and would be treated as higher-priced mortgage loans. However, he urged.

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"Consequently, most lenders have limited themselves to making only QM safe harbor loans to minimize potential liability and litigation," MBA said. "As a result of some of the constraints in the QM definition, many borrowers who should qualify for a QM are unable to access safe, sustainable, and affordable mortgage credit.

Some have expressed uncertainty regarding whether the QM category is a safe harbor or rebuttable presumption of compliance. Having considered this issue carefully, MBA urges that adoption of a safe harbor with objective bright line standards serve as the best construct for the QM.

The Qualified Mortgage Rule: Impact on Lending and the Consumer. the rebuttable presumption definition of the QM rule and even some hesitance to originate safe harbor QM mortgages.. would require a residual income test for mortgages that met the FHA’s QM definition of safe harbor, while.

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