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Circular 26-17-12 - April 12, 2017 -
Instructions for Completion of VA Form 26-8923, Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan Worksheet (LP)
PURPOSE: This Circular clarifies the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) requirements regarding the completion of VA Form 26-8923, Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loan Worksheet, effective for all Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan (IRRRL) applications originated (initial Fannie Mae Form 1003 application date) on or after July 2, 2017.

Circular 26-17-11 - April 11, 2017 - Exhibit A | Exhibit B
Instructions Regarding Documentation of Allowable Fees and Charges on the Truth in Lending Act- Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (TILA-RESPA) Integrated Disclosure Closing Disclosure (TRID-CD Form) (LP)
PURPOSE: This Circular provides the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) requirements for accurate completion of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)’s Truth in Lending Act- Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act Integrated Disclosure Closing Disclosure (TRID-CD) document.

Circular 26-17-10 - April 7, 2017 -
Department of Veterans Affairs Affordable Modification (LA)
PURPOSE: This Circular provides guidance and instructions for modifying Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) guaranteed loans, which replaces previous guidance issued regarding the VA Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP).

Circular 26-15-30 - Change 1 - March 9, 2017 -
Title Documentation of HOA Matters in Florida (LA)
PURPOSE: The purpose of this change is to extend the rescission date of the basic Circular.

Circular 26-14-23 - Change 1 - February 15, 2017 -
Appraisal of Proposed or Under Construction Properties from Model Homes (CV)
PURPOSE: The purpose of this change is to extend the rescission date of the basic Circular.

Circular 26-15-29 - Change 1 - February 15, 2017 -
Regarding Determinations of Spousal Status When Processing Applications for VA-Guaranteed Home Loans (CV)
PURPOSE: The purpose of this change is to extend the rescission date of the basic Circular.

Circular 26-17-7 - February 14, 2017 -
Continued Requirement for Using HUD Forms NPMA-99-A and NPMA-99-B for New and Proposed Construction Properties(CV)
PURPOSE: The purpose of this Circular is to remind all Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Home Loan program participants that VA will continue to require the use of the current National Pest Management Association (NPMA) Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Forms.

Circular 26-17-6 - February 14, 2017 -
Cursory Review Status in WebLGY (CV)
PURPOSE: The Circular provides a new system requirement for Staff Appraisal Reviewers (SARs).

Circular 26-17-5 - February 10, 2017 -
Policy Changes Affecting Value Adjustments and Photographs (CV)
PURPOSE: This circular is a continuation of two previously active policies; value adjustments to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Notice of Value (NOV) by lender's Staff Appraisal Reviewers (SARs), and required photographs in VA appraisals.

Circular 26-17-4 - February 10, 2017 -
Special Relief Following Severe Storms and Tornadoes in Georgia and Mississippi (LA)
PURPOSE: This circular expresses concern about Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) home loan borrowers affected by severe storms and tornadoes in the states of Georgia and Mississippi, and describes measures mortgagees may employ to provide relief.

Circular 26-13-24 - Change 2 - February 6, 2017 -
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Water/Sewer Connection Requirements (CV)
PURPOSE: The purpose of this circular is to provide updated VA requirements for water/sewer connection for properties which are on individual water and/or sewer systems.

Circular 26-17-3 - February 6, 2017 -
Agreement of Sale/Sales Contract to be Provided to the Fee Appraiser (CV)
PURPOSE: The purpose of this circular is to clarify the continuation of policy that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) requires a copy of the agreement of sale or sales contract be provided to the fee appraiser by the requester of the VA appraisal upon assignment.

Circular 26-17-2 - January 23, 2017 -
Clarification and New Policy for Student Loan Debts and Obligations (LP)
PURPOSE: The purpose of this circular is to clarify and explain new policy regarding student loans for the underwriting of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) guaranteed home loans.

Circular 26-17-1 - January 13, 2017 -
New Electronic Upload of Prior Approval Loan Submissions (LP)
PURPOSE: The purpose of this circular is to announce that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will require lenders to upload prior approval loan submissions electronically through the WebLGY system.

Circular 26-14-35 - Change 1 - January 4, 2017 -
Policy Changes for Specially Adapted Housing, Special Housing Adaptation, and Temporary Residence Adaptations Grants (SAH)
PURPOSE: The purpose of this Circular is to extend the rescission date of the basic Circular, and update contact information.

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