Tight credit is delaying the recovery of the housing market and the economy as a whole. The importance of reasonable underwriting policies is necessary to increase the availability of credit to qualified borrowers who are good credit risks.
The tax extensions approved by Congress include provisions that will help distressed homeowners and commercial property investors.
Credit Scoring Resources
Federal Reserve Webinar: Addressing the Credit Impacts of Foreclosure
Frequently Asked Questions: FICO Score (PDF: 289 KB)