CMHC defends mortgage stress test changes amid calls for loosening rules

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The CEO of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is forcefully defending mortgage stress test rules and warning federal policy-makers to hold the line amid calls for softening the measure from industry associations. "My job is to advise you against this reckless myopia and protect our economy from.

CMHC defends mortgage stress test changes amid calls for loosening rules A house for sale is pictured in this undated file photo. Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press

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The CEO of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is forcefully defending mortgage stress test rules and warning federal policy makers to hold the line amid calls for the measure to be changed. "The stress test is doing what it is supposed to do," wrote president and CEO Evan Siddall in a letter dated Thursday to the Standing Committee on Finance, calling out accusations of unintended consequences.

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That represented a roughly two-per-cent rise since Ottawa’s new mortgage stress test for traditional. tougher government lending rules, higher borrowing costs and other factors. This is the first.

CMHC head issues sharp defence of mortgage stress test as calls grow to loosen rules ‘Critics of the stress test ignore the fact that high house prices are the overwhelming reason why home.

CMHC defends mortgage stress test changes amid calls for loosening rules. uninsured borrowers must now show they could service their mortgage if rates rose two per cent The Canadian Press; May. 23, 2019 2:40 p.m. News

Critics of the stress test ignore the fact that high house prices are the overwhelming reason why home ownership is out of reach,’ Evan Siddall said Benjamin Tal, deputy chief economist of CIBC,

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