Lending Standards

Some articles on lending standards, standards, lending:

Subprime Mortgage Crisis - Causes - High-risk Mortgage Loans and Lending/borrowing Practices
... Lending standards particularly deteriorated in 2004 to 2007, as the GSEs market share declined and private securitizers accounted for more than half of mortgage securitizations ... The combination of declining risk premiums and credit standards is common to boom and bust credit cycles ... factors other than credit score that affect lending ...
Subprime Mortgage Crisis Solutions Debate - Regulation - Mortgage Lending Regulations - Arguments For Establishing Minimum Down Payments and Lending Standards
... Lending standards declined sharply before the financial crisis ... There is strong evidence that lending standards generally loosen during prosperous times, and that permitting financial institutions to compete with each other for revenue and market share by lowering ... "relatively high" minimum down payments and stronger underwriting standards ...

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