Budget 2020

Reserve Bank issues rules for HFCs

The RBI on Wednesday issued directives to housing finance companies (HFCs) on maintenance of liquidity coverage ratio, risk management, asset classification and loan-to-value ratio. It said the directions, took immediate effect and were aimed at protecting the interests of investors and depositors. “All non-deposit taking HFCs with asset size of ₹100 crore and above and […]

Budget 2020

Will RBI’s relaxed loan-to-value rules make home loans cheaper?

By DK Agarwal RBI has rationalised the risk weights and link them to loan-to-value (LTV) ratios for all new home loans sanctioned up to March 31, 2022. This is expected to make the product attractive for both borrowers and lenders. According to RBI, retail housing loans will attract a risk weight of 35 per cent, […]