Ginnie Mae is pleased to announce revisions to the Document Custodian Manual (“Manual”), Appendix V-1 to the Mortgage Backed Securities Guide 5500.3 REV-1 (“Guide”). Issuers and custodians will be required to comply with the revised requirements effective with June 1, 2013 pool issuances and thereafter. Both the Manual and the Guide are available on Ginnie Mae’s website at www.ginnemae.gov under Issuer Resources, MBS Guide.
Key changes to the Manual are highlighted in Attachment A. However, participants should be aware that the items listed in Attachment A are highlights and do not represent a comprehensive list of all updates to the Manual. The Appendices that accompany the Document Custodian Manual, including checklists and forms, are forthcoming.
Please direct any questions you may have to your Ginnie Mae Account Executive in the Office of Issuer and Portfolio Management at (202) 708-1535.