Creation of "Deal Agent Framework" to Help Revive Housing Mortgage Markets Applauded by Association of Institutional INVESTORS

BOSTON, Feb. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid investor focus on enhancing investor protections within existing Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS) structures, the U.S. Treasury facilitated the common efforts over 18 months by a large number of mortgage market participants, including investors, mortgage originators and aggregators, mortgage servicers, trustees, rating agencies and others to identify and address reforms needed to revive the non-agency U.S. residential mortgage markets.

Earlier today, the group announced the "Deal Agent Framework" to reform securitization contracts for U.S. RMBS by providing fair investor protections, a flexible framework for adapting to unexpected events, and increased transparency for all mortgage market participants.
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