Are the Mortgagee Review Board’s actions publicized?

Yes. Section 202(c) of the National Housing Act requires HUD to publish in the Federal Register, the cause and description of the administrative action taken by the Mortgagee Review Board against HUD-approved mortgagees.  In addition, the Department issues press releases to alert the public about significant Mortgagee Review Board actions.
For additional information see 12 U.S.C. § 1708(c) available at:

and in Handbook 4000.1 V.E.4.b.iv available at:

All policy information contained in this knowledge base article is based upon the referenced HUD policy document. Any lending or insuring decisions should adhere to the specific information contained in that underlying policy document.

Topic Number: KA-03605