Bulletin No.: 2020-08
March 31, 2020TO: MEMBERS
SUBJECT: Collateral Verifications – 2020 Assigned Exception Rates
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas’ (Bank) collateral verification requirements, which are more fully described in the Bank's Member Products and Credit Policy
(MPCP), call for periodic reviews of members on blanket collateral status to determine the ineligible loan and document exception rates to be used to calculate borrowing capacity. Ineligible loan rates are determined by desktop reviews, and document exception rates are determined by onsite collateral verifications. Ineligible loan and document exception rates become outdated and are no longer valid after the end of the year following the most recent review.
For members on blanket collateral status that have never had a desktop review or onsite collateral verification, or that have outdated ineligible loan and/or document exception rates, the Bank's policy requires the application of default exception percentage rates. The exception rates are assigned based on a member's classification as either a Community Financial Institution (CFI) or Large Financial Institution (LFI), as defined in the MPCP for banks and thrifts, or as a credit union.
Effective April 6, 2020, new members, members that have never had a desktop review or onsite collateral verification and members that had their last review prior to 2019 will be assigned the default rates set forth below. These default rates are derived from the results of all onsite and desktop reviews conducted by the Bank during 2019.
For additional information, please contact the Bank's Collateral Services department at 844.541.0597 (option 1).
Senior Vice President and Chief Banking Operations Officer