The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General audited Bank of America because it has released more than 47,000 Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-insured loans into the Distressed Asset Stabilization Program (DASP) note sales program.
April 09, 2019
JPMorgan Chase Complied with the Market Rate Requirement for FHA Home Affordable Modification Program Stand-Alone Partial Claims
We audited JPMorgan Chase’s (Chase) Federal Housing Administration Home Affordable Modification Program (FHA-HAMP) stand-alone partial claims. We selected Chase for review based on our analysis of risk factors of loan servicers that filed FHA-HAMP stand-alone partial claims and in accordance with our annual audit plan. Our audit objective was to determine whether Chase complied with the FHA-HAMP stand-alone partial claim market rat
September 15, 2017
Cornerstone Home Lending, Houston, TX, Did Not Adequately Underwrite 16 Loans, Violated the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, and Did Not Implement an Adequate Quality Control Plan During Our Review Period
We audited Cornerstone Home Lending, formerly known as Cornerstone Mortgage Company. We selected Cornerstone based upon a high default rate at Cornerstone’s Branch 87 in 2007 through 2009. Our audit objectives were to determine whether Cornerstone (1) complied with HUD and Federal Housing Administration (FHA) regulations when originating and underwriting FHA-insured mortgages and (2) implemented a quality control plan that met requ
September 26, 2014
SWBC Mortgage Corporation Did Not Folow HUD-FHA Underwriting Requirements in 1 and Had Minor Deficiencies In 3 of 10 Single Family Loans
We audited SWBC Mortgage Corporation, a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) direct endorsement lender in San Antonio, TX. We selected the lender for audit because as of September 30, 2011, it had 25 seriously delinquent loans. Our objective was to determine whether the lender originated single-family home loans in accordance with U. S.
May 15, 2012
J&M Mortgage Brokers, Ltd., Houston, TX, Did Not Comply With HUD-FHA Loan Requirements in Underwriting 6 of 20 Loans
We audited J&M Mortgage Brokers, Ltd., dba Mortgages USA, a Dallas, TX-based nonsupervised direct endorsement lender. We selected J&M because it had a high rate of defaults and claims within the first year. Our audit objectives were to determine whether J&M originated Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-insured single family mortgages in accordance with U. S.
March 14, 2012
PrimeLending Mortgage, LLP, Plano, TX, Did Not Always Follow HUD-FHA Underwriting Requirements for 12 of 20 Loans Reviewe
We performed an audit of PrimeLending, A PlainsCaptial Company, located in Dallas, TX, a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) direct endorsement lender. We selected PrimeLending for audit because of its high default rate in the Houston, Dallas, and Fort Worth, TX, offices as compared to the average default rate for all FHA loans in those offices. Our objective was to determine whether PrimeLending complied with U. S.
February 27, 2012
TXL Mortgage Corporation, Houston, TX, Did Not Comply With HUD-FHA Loan Requirements in Underwriting 16 of 20 Home Loans
We audited TXL Mortgage Corporation, a nonsupervised direct endorsement lender located in Houston, TX. We selected TXL due to one of its loan correspondents’ high default rate. Our audit objectives were to determine whether TXL acted in a prudent manner and complied with U.S.
October 06, 2011
AmericaHomeKey, Inc., Dallas, TX, Did Not Follow HUD-FHA Loan Requirements in Underwriting 13 of 20 Manufactured Home Loans
We audited AmericaHomeKey, Inc., a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) direct endorsement lender in Dallas, TX. We selected AmericaHomeKey for audit because during our review of Gold Financial Services (2011-FW-1002), an AmericaHomeKey branch office, we identified three loans originated by one of its underwriters that contained underwriting and valuation deficiencies.
September 23, 2011
Semper Home Loans, Inc., Providence, RI, Needs To Improve Its Quality Control Process for Loan Origination and Updating of Mortgage Records
We audited Semper Home Loans, Inc. (Semper), a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) lender approved to underwrite and close mortgage loans without prior FHA review or approval. We selected Semper because its early payment default rate was higher than the default rate in the local area in which it does business. Our audit objectives were to determine (1) whether Semper acted in a prudent manner and complied with U.S.
March 01, 2011
WR Starkey Mortgage, LLP, Plano, TX, Did Not Follow HUD Underwriting Requirements for 13 of 14 Loans Reviewed
We performed an audit of WR Starkey Mortgage, LLP (WR Starkey), located in Plano, TX, a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) direct endorsement lender. We selected WR Starkey for audit because of its high default rate of nearly 4.5 percent as compared to the average default rate for all FHA loans in Fort Worth, TX, of 4.1 percent. Our objective was to determine whether WR Starkey complied with U. S.
December 16, 2010