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Ginnie Mae to explore new reverse mortgage-backed security product

Ginnie Mae intends to develop a new reverse mortgage-backed security product enabling the acquisition of loans from an HMBS pool above the existing 98% maximum claim amount (MCA) requirement, according to a new announcement.

Released on Tuesday morning, the move is a further attempt to address the well-documented liquidity challenges that have been plaguing the reverse mortgage business for most of the past year, stemming from the late 2022 bankruptcy of Reverse Mortgage Funding (RMF), the run-up in interest rates and a precipitous drop in loan volume.

Ginnie Mae on new product development, current HMBS program

“In light of continued liquidity constraints details ⇒

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