Circular
Agencies Issue Final Statement on Subprime Mortgage Lending
June 29, 2007
Circular No. 11876

The federal financial regulatory agencies have issued a final Statement on Subprime Mortgage Lending to address issues relating to certain adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) products that can cause payment shock.

The statement describes the prudent safety and soundness and consumer protection standards that institutions should follow to ensure borrowers obtain loans they can afford to repay.

See the Board's press release for full details

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