Provides details on updates to Desktop Underwriter (DU) for government loans scheduled for Oct. 18, 2014. The changes include
the retirement of a DU for government loans version, an update to data entry guidance for FHA Gift Funds, a change to Mortgage
Insurance Premium information sent to FHA, updates based on HUD Mortgagee Letters 13-24 and 13-25, and miscellaneous FHA and
VA calculation and message updates.
Desktop Underwriter (DU) for government loans will be updated the weekend of Sept. 12, 2015, to implement previously announced
changes from October 2014, changes to comply with the FHA’s new Single Family Housing Policy Handbook, and other messaging
Describes updates to Desktop Underwriter (DU) scheduled for the weekend of Aug. 19, 2017, including that purchase transactions
will now be eligible for consideration to receive Property Inspection Waiver offers.
Describes updates to Desktop Underwriter (DU) scheduled for the weekend of Dec. 10, 2016, including the implementation of
the DU validation service, updates to the Property Inspection Waiver, updates related to property value reps and warrants,
HomeReady enhancements, and more.
Describes changes to Desktop Underwriter (DU) Version 9.2 scheduled for the weekend of Aug. 15, 2015, including implementing
an affordable LTV ratio determination, HFA message updates, 2015 Area Median Incomes, a data entry validation update, and
other message updates.
Collateral Underwriter (CU) will be integrated with Desktop Underwriter (DU) in the second quarter of 2015 to give lenders
a more holistic view of risk, which will provide a foundation for future waivers of representations and warranties on value.
Includes details needed to prepare for the upcoming integration.
Describes Desktop Underwriter (DU) Version 9.2 updates scheduled for the weekend of Dec. 13, 2014. This release includes new,
modified, and retired DU Underwriting Findings messages and changes to the loan application.