Fed lays out rules for banks to rent REOs

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Fed Sets out Bank OREO Rental Guidelines. Policies and procedures for the use of third-party vendors such as property management companies and rental agents. The Fed also states that, to the extent that renting OREO properties meets the definition of community development under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations, the banks would receive favorable CRA consideration.

Fed Sets Guidelines for Banks and REO Rentals. (Federal Reserve Board ) — 4/6/2012 — The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday released a policy statement reiterating that statutes and Federal Reserve regulations permit rental of residential properties acquired in foreclosure as part of an orderly disposition strategy.

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The Fed laid out the ground rules, providing firms holding reos with advice on how to follow all applicable landlord tenant, state and federal housing regulations. "The general policy of the Federal Reserve is that banking organizations should make good-faith efforts to dispose of REO properties at the earliest practicable date," the Federal Reserve said in a statement.

The policy statement applies to banking organizations for which the Federal Reserve is the primary federal supervisor, including state member banks, bank holding companies, non-bank subsidiaries of bank holding companies, savings and loan holding companies, non-thrift subsidiaries of savings and loan holding companies, and U.S. branches and agencies of foreign banking organizations.

REO is an acronym for real estate owned and is industry jargon for foreclosure property repossessed by banks or lenders. If a lender or bank is the highest bidder at a foreclosure auction – or if no third party bids at the auction – the property reverts back to the lender and becomes an REO. REOs are owned by banks.

Money, Banks, and the Federal Reserve System. Chapter 14 – Hubbard/O’Brien. STUDY. PLAY.. actions the Fed takes to manage the money supply and interest rates to pursue macroeconomic policy objectives.. which can be loaned out so banks can make a profit. when a banks reserves increase.

Sure enough, Ben Bernanke used his platform to defend past quantitative easing measures the bank adopted to fight the economic downturn and to lay the groundwork. Chicago Fed president Charles.

"But in this recovery these investments have actually fallen." Research by the Cleveland Fed shows that under one scenario, the number of bank-owned properties could peak in July, at nearly 720,000,