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Loan Denial Rates and Credit Scores

An analysis of HMDA data found that even though the rate of mortgages made to minorities is rebounding, the loan denial rates for this group remain high. Can alternative forms of credit scoring help them become homeowners?

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Achieving Sustainable Homeownership

credit scoring

With the FHFA considering the possibility of changing the credit score requirements the GSEs requires, what are the advantages of credit scoring competition and what impact could these potential changes have on future default rates?

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Quality Over Quantity

FHFA Director Mel Watt said the topic of alternative credit score models has been among the most difficult evaluations he’s undertaken in his tenure, and with all the arguments for and against it, it’s understandable why.

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