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.

Industry Briefs May 27, 2021

Enact Holdings Inc., Raleigh, N.C., a provider of private mortgage insurance through its insurance subsidiaries, introduced its new brand and visual identity. Formerly known as Genworth Mortgage Holdings Inc., Enact is a wholly owned operating subsidiary of Genworth Financial Inc.

HUD Report Notes ‘Credit Invisibility’ Among Assisted Households

HUD and the Policy and Economic Research Council, in a new study examining reporting rent payments to credit reporting agencies, said while rent payment performance can improve both credit visibility and the fraction of tenants with credit scores above 620, it also shows that many public housing tenants continue to have subprime credit scores that can limit their housing choices and their ability to obtain insurance.