CFPB Issues Notices of Rulemaking to Address GSE ‘Patch’

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monday issued two Notices of Proposed Rulemaking to address the impending expiration of the Government-Sponsored Enterprises Patch, also known as the GSE Patch, which affects nearly one million mortgage loans.

Portfolio Risk Management: Repurchase Risk for Non-QM Mortgages

In the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis, many risk managers in the mortgage issuance industry were caught flat-footed with representations and warranties exposure, also commonly known as repurchase exposure. R&W agreements often require the issuer of mortgages to repurchase the loans and make whole the investors if the loans are found to breach the seller guidelines.

CoreLogic: With QM GSE ‘Patch’ Set to Expire, Impact Warrants Closer Investigation

In two blog posts last week, CoreLogic, Irvine, Calif., examined the relationship between loan pricing and loan performance in context of the coming expiration of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Qualified Mortgage “GSE Patch.” The blogs noted little distinction in loan delinquencies in certain rate spread categories, but noted closer investigation is warranted.