What sanctions can the Mortgagee Review Board impose upon an FHA-approved Mortgagee?

The Mortgagee Review Board (MRB) may impose the following actions and sanctions on an FHA-approved Mortgagee:

  • a letter of reprimand;
  • probation;
  • suspension;
  • withdrawal of FHA-approval; and 
  • civil money penalties.

The MRB may also enter into settlement agreements with non-complying Mortgagees.

For additional information see Handbook 4000.1 V.E.4 available at:

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Topic Number: KA-03597