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Friday, April 07, 2006

New Mortgage Guidance: "next few months"

by Calculated Risk on 4/07/2006 04:41:00 PM

The comment period for the Interagency Guidance on Nontraditional Mortgage Products ended last week. So now what?

Today the WaPo reports: Regulators To Issue Mortgage Warning

[Speaking to the New York Bankers Association, John M. Reich, director of the Office of Thrift Supervision] noted that regulators are crafting a specific warning to the industry, known as a guidance, that will restrict the use of these loans. It could be issued within the next few months.
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The Post writeup is an excellent summary for those not following this story closely.