May a HECM borrower cancel the Life Expectancy Set-Aside if it was voluntarily established?

Once the borrower elected a fully funded Life Expectancy Set-Aside, the borrower cannot cancel that set-aside.

For additional information see Mortgagee Letter 2014-21 available at

ML 14-21; HQ Policy Determination

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Topic Number: KA-01123