NCRC Statement on Final QRM Rule

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the adoption of a final credit risk retention rule by federal regulators, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We are pleased that regulators have aligned the definition of a Qualified Residential Mortgage with the definition of a Qualified Mortgage, and that the final rule […]

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NCRC Statement on Revised Proposed QRM Rule

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the release of a revised proposed Qualified Residential Mortgage (QRM) rule by federal regulators, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We are pleased that federal regulators have proposed a revised Qualified Residential Mortgage (QRM) rule that removes the unnecessary downpayment requirement that was previously proposed […]

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White Paper: Impact of QRM on Home Opportunity in America

The Impact of the Proposed Qualified Residential Mortgage Definition on Home Opportunity in America Financial institutions will be exempt from the 5 percent risk retention requirement on certain types of mortgages, known as Qualified Residential Mortgages (QRMs). QRMs contain loan terms and practices that the regulatory agencies have determined are less likely to end up […]

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Twenty Percent Down-payment Sanctions Unequal & Separate Lending

Unequal & Separate Lending System Between The Rich & Everyone Else, Throws Gas On Fire Undermining American Economy Washington, DC — John Taylor, president & CEO of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), released this statement at a press conference with U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, Kay Hagan, and Mary Landrieu and U.S. Congressmen John Campbell […]

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QRM | Qualified Residential Mortgages

Background on Qualified Residential Mortgages The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (“Dodd-Frank”) promoted responsible lending by requiring financial firms to retain 5 percent of the credit risk when they sell loans to investors. Leading up to the crisis, mortgage firms did not carefully underwrite loans and then sold loans to […]

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