DU Validation Service
Impact of COVID-19 on the DU Validation Service
To align with policy outlined in Lender Letter LL-2020-03, Impact of COVID-19 on Originations, there are temporary changes to the DU validation service in effect until further notice including age of documentation requirements, use of market-based assets, and suspension of employment validation.
Review the April 18 release notes for more information on age of documentation requirements and use of market-based assets.
Review the May 1 release notes for more information on the suspension of employment validation.
The Desktop Underwriter® (DU®) validation service can offer mortgage loan originators a streamlined process for analyzing key information from borrowers. It uses third-party vendor data to validate income, asset, and employment information entered by the loan originator in DU.
Find a comprehensive list of training resources like job aids, online learning courses, frequently asked questions and much more.
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- DU Validation Service Resource Center
- Asset Validation for a Better Borrower Experience
- Validating Borrower Employment and Income using the DU Validation Service
- Implementing Day 1 Certainty: DU Validation Service, Appraisal Waivers, and Certainty on Appraised Value
- Improving Day 1 Certainty by Leveraging QC Best Practices