Final Civil Action – Regions Bank Settled Allegations of Failing To Comply With HUD’s Federal Housing Administration Loan Requirements
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), assisted the U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida in a civil investigation of Regions Bank. Regions Bank has its principal place of business in Birmingham, AL, and became a Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-approved direct endorsement lender in 1985. As a direct...
Septiembre 29, 2016
We reviewed 32 Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans that New Day Financial, LLC, underwrote as a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) FHA direct endorsement lender. We conducted the review as a result of a risk model assessment that identified mortgage lenders that were at high risk to cause losses to the FHA insurance fund. New Day was one of the lenders identified that made insurance claims within the first 2...
Marzo 07, 2013
NFM, Inc., Linthicum, MD, Did Not Fully Implement Its Quality Control Plan in Accordance With HUD Requirements
We audited NFM, Inc. (NFM), a nonsupervised lender approved to originate Federal Housing Administration (FHA) single-family mortgage loans. We selected NFM based on significant risk indicators, which included a high percentage of loans with front- and/or and back-end ratios in excess of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requirements and loans defaulting within six or fewer payments. Our objective was to determine...
Noviembre 09, 2010
Dell Franklin Financial, LLC, Millersville, MD, Did Not Properly Underwrite a Selection of FHA Loans
We reviewed 20 Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans that Dell Franklin Financial, LLC (Dell), underwrote as an FHA direct endorsement lender. Our review objective was to determine whether Dell underwrote the 20 loans in accordance with FHA requirements. This review is part of Operation Watchdog, an Office of Inspector General (OIG) initiative to review the underwriting of 15 direct endorsement lenders at the suggestion of the...
Julio 30, 2010
Residential Home Funding Corporation, Gaithersburg, MD, Did not Always Comply With HUD Requirements in Origination FHA-Insured Single-Family Loans
We audited Residential Home Funding Corporation, a nonsupervised lender approved to originate Federal Housing Administration (FHA) single-family mortgage loans. Residential Home Funding Corporation has one office located in Gaithersburg, Maryland. We selected Residential Home Funding Corporation because its default rate was significantly higher than the average default rate for the State of Maryland. Our objective was to determine...
Enero 20, 2010