Report Finds Most Consumer Managing Credit Well

Experian, Costa Mesa, Calif., said despite a challenging year and a half, consumers are managing credit well with average credit scores climbing seven points since 2020 to 695 – the highest point in more than 13 years.

Freddie Mac: Moratoria Staved Off Eviction Crisis During Pandemic

Freddie Mac, McLean Va., said federal and local moratoria in response to the COVID-19 pandemic largely prevented an eviction crisis involving property renters—but the amount of back rent still owed is a “concerning factor” going forward.

MBA, Trade Groups Ask Banking Agencies for TDR Relief

The Mortgage Bankers Association and more than a half-dozen industry trade groups asked federal banking agencies for guidance that loan modifications with terms longer than six months fall within the troubled debt restructuring relief provided by a recent Interagency Statement on Loan Modifications and Reporting for Financial Institutions Working with Customers Affected by the Coronavirus.