Collateral performance review to date: How have privately originated mortgage-backed securities performed since the first wave of payment deferrals in April?
Scoping the scale of mortgage forbearance impact on existing mortgage backed securities or those soon to be issued
PLS MBS lacks the explicit government guarantee of GSE paper, and is therefore more dependent on servicer advances to cover the temporary gaps in borrower payments. What is the government’s intention in terms of supporting the independent servicer? How deep is the well for mortgage servicer advances? What happens if funding runs dry?
Capacity concerns regarding failure of independent servicers: are the banks properly staffed and ready to take on the extra volume?
Separating the advantageous from the truly troubled seeking mortgage forbearance: are banks equipped to determine who rightfully earns forbearance benefits?
Are we seeing any parts of the economy return to normalcy two months into quarantine actions?