|Referenced Sources:||209 CMR 55.00: Reverse mortgage loans|
The purpose of this notice is to remind approved reverse mortgage lenders in Massachusetts of the requirement for in person counseling for all reverse mortgage applicants who meet the designation of a “mortgagor” as defined in M.G.L. c. 167E s. 7A, M.G.L. c. 171 s. 65C ½ , and the Division’s regulation 209 CMR 55.001.
The requirement for in person counseling for mortgagors became effective for reverse mortgage counseling sessions conducted on or after August 1, 2014.
A list of approved reverse mortgage counselors may be found on the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs’ website.
Should you have any questions relating to this matter, please contact Chief Director Amy Hassey at 617-956-1543 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
David J. Cotney
Commissioner of Banks