Housing and Mortgage Lending Data

Subprime Lending

Source: Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data./p>

Notes: Conventional first lien mortgage originations for purchase or refinance of owner-occupied one-to-four unit properties. Subprime is approximated as higher-priced loans. Prior to October 2009, higher-priced defined as an effective annual percentage rate (APR) 300 basis points above the yield of a Treasury security of comparable maturity. Since October 2010, higher-priced defined as an APR 150 basis points above the prevailing Average Prime Offer Rate.