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Financial Institution Letter
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA): FFIEC Issues 2021 Version of A Guide to HMDA Reporting: Getting It Right!


The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) has issued the 2021 edition of A Guide to HMDA Reporting: Getting It Right! for Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA)-related data collected in 2021 and reported in 2022. This compliance resource can help financial institutions better understand HMDA requirements, including the data collection and reporting provisions.

A copy of the Getting It Right guide can be found on the FFIEC’s website .

Statement of Applicability to Institutions with Total Assets Under $1 Billion: This Financial Institution Letter applies to all FDIC-supervised institutions covered by HMDA based on the asset threshold and other conditions stated in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Regulation C.

Statement of FIL Rescission Date: This Financial Institution Letter will retire to inactive status one year after the date of its issuance, on March 29, 2022.


  • The FFIEC’s A Guide to HMDA Reporting: Getting It Right! summarizes key provisions of HMDA and its implementing regulation, Regulation C. The FFIEC is issuing the 2021 edition of the Getting It Right guide, which applies to data that HMDA requires covered institutions to collect in 2021 and report to supervisory agencies by March 1, 2022.
  • The 2021 edition reflects amendments to Regulation C made by a final rule that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau published on May 12, 2020.
  • Effective July 1, 2020, the coverage threshold for reporting data on closed-end mortgage loans increased from at least 25 to at least 100 closed-end mortgage loans in each of the two preceding calendar years.


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Last Updated: March 30, 2021