Industry Briefs July 6, 2021

The Federal Housing Finance Agency issued a Policy Statement on Fair Lending. The Policy Statement communicates FHFA’s commitment to comprehensive fair lending oversight of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Banks and provides a foundation for building out FHFA’s fair lending program.

Industry Briefs June 25, 2021

Lodasoft, Livonia, Mich., integrated with the Optimal Blue PPE engine through Black Knight, Jacksonville, Fla. The integration enables mortgage lenders to deliver Optimal Blue PPE pricing workflows into Lodasoft’s platform

Black Knight: Past-Due Loans Continue to Improve

Black Knight, Jacksonville, Fla., said the national delinquency rate rose to 4.73% from 4.66% in April, although the increase was driven largely by the three-day Memorial Day weekend foreshortening available payment windows. Overall, it said past-due loan rates continued to improve.

Industry Briefs June 15, 2021

The Federal Housing Finance Agency issued a Request for Input on executive compensation at its regulated entities: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Banks.

Black Knight: Housing Least Affordable Since 2018

Black Knight, Jacksonville, Fla., said persistent constraints in for-sale inventory drove home prices up a record-breaking 14.8 percent in April, making housing the least affordable since 2018.

Industry Briefs May 21, 2021

Quicken Loans, Detroit, announced it will officially change its name to Rocket Mortgage on July 31. This change will bring alignment to the overall “Rocket” brand.

Industry Briefs May 13, 2021

DiversityInc announced its annual list of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity, which serves as a benchmark of how the largest employers in U.S. are doing when it comes to hiring.

Industry Briefs May 7, 2021

Freddie Mac, McLean, Va., and Fannie Mae announced new refinancing options aimed at helping lower-income homeowners.