Items Tagged with 'S&P Global Ratings'

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  • Housing authorities see greatest benefit from spending bill

    Enhances programs that affect housing finance
    New reports from S&P Global Ratings and Moody’s Investors Service show the housing sector could become the greatest beneficiaries of the recently passed spending plan. The ratings agencies explained the omnibus spending plan is good news for the housing sector and supports their stable outlook for 2018.
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  • S&P: Impact of CFPB shakeup, deregulation will be limited for mortgage servicers

    Trump administration’s changes will not undo years of heavy regulation
    Given the Trump administration’s stated mission of decreasing regulations, it’s a fairly safe bet that whoever Trump picks as CFPB director will have a vastly different view of regulation than former director Richard Cordray did. But what will the impact of that looming deregulation have on mortgage servicers? Not very much, according to a recent report from S&P Global Ratings.
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  • S&P: Mortgage bond market on track for best year since 2013

    RMBS issuance in 2017 more than doubles 2016’s totals
    Thanks to the residential mortgage-backed security market continuing its strong performance in the month of May, RMBS-related issuance is now on track to have its best year since 2013, a new report from Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings shows.
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  • Credit rating agencies ding Ocwen over CFPB, state regulator charges

    S&P, Fitch, Moody’s, Morningstar take action on nonbank’s ratings
    In the wake of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and a growing group of state regulators accusing Ocwen Financial of widespread mortgage servicing issues, S&P Global Ratings, Moody’s Investors Service, Fitch Ratings, and Morningstar each released updated views of Ocwen, with each agency’s analysts stating that Ocwen’s recent regulatory troubles could have dire long-term consequences for the company.
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