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Policy Statement on Fair Lending

Open Date:
Open for comment 7/9/2021
All comments are due by 9/7/2021
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12 CFR Chapter XII
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Annalyce Shufelt, Senior Attorney Advisor (Fair Lending), Office of Fair Lending Oversight, (202) 649-3416, Annalyce.Shufelt@fhfa.gov, Federal Housing Finance Agency, Constitution Center, 400 7th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20219; or Ming-Yuen Meyer-Fong, Associate General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, (202) 649-3078 (not toll-free numbers), Ming-Yuen.Meyer-Fong@fhfa.govIf you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, please dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunications relay services. Additionally, the TDD 1-(800) number referenced in Rulemaking documents attached to this page is obsolete and the 7-1-1 number should be used.

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SUMMARY:  The Federal Housing Finance Agency is issuing a policy statement on Fair Lending to communicate the agency's general position on monitoring and information gathering, supervisory examinations, and administrative enforcement related to the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Fair Housing Act, and the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act, and soliciting comments on its application. 

DATES:  The Policy Statement becomes effective on Juy 9, 2021.  Comments must be received on or before September 7, 2021.

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