The USDA Ratio Waiver Form is an important document for those looking to purchase a home with a USDA loan. This waiver allows the lending institution to approve the loan despite the fact that the applicant's total monthly debt payments exceed their gross monthly income. The form must be filled out and submitted by the applicant, and requires detailed information about all of their monthly debts. Knowing what is required to complete and submit the form can help ensure a successful application.
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|Form Name||Usda Ratio Waiver|
|Form Length||1 pages|
|Avg. time to fill out||15 sec|
|Other names||debt ratio form, usda ration waiver, usda debt to income ratio waiver, usda credit score waiver|
Debt Ratio Waiver Request/Payment Shock Form
Use whenever the PITI ratio is > 29.00% or TD ratio is > 41.00%; or Payment Shock = 100% or higher; or the applicant has no prior rental history; and to document Compensating Factors whenever there is Risk Layering. Lender: ____________________________________ Applicant: __________________________________________
Underwriter: _________________________ Credit Score(s): Applicant*_________
(If more than 1 credit score, use middle of 3, or lower of 2) Monthly repayment income $ ________________ PITI Ratio __________ Total Debt Ratio __________
(New PITI: $ __________ divided by former rent: $ ___________ ) - 1 X 100 = _________ % Payment Shock
Note: Debt Ratio Waivers are not normally granted when payment shock equals or exceeds 100% or there is no prior history of rent payments.
Compensating Factors – Check only those that apply. The applicant:
1.Has rent for the past 12 months similar to the new PITI and/or accumulated savings that when added to the former rent shows capacity to repay the new PITI.
2.There is only a minimal increase in the applicants housing expense.
3.Has good credit history, reflected in a credit score which is 660 or higher.
5.Has demonstrated a conservative attitude toward the use of credit and the ability to accumulate savings.
6.Has stable employment for the past two years, demonstrating dependable income.
7.Has potential for increased earnings, indicated by job training or education in the applicant’s profession.
8.Will have substantial cash reserves after all closing costs and fees are paid. Amount = $ ___________.
9.Has income and/or benefits of approx. $_______ per month not reflected in repayment income but indirectly supports mortgage repayment, such as income from a
11.Is purchasing a home as a result of relocation of the primary
12.The TD ratio includes
13.A low TD ratio, which by itself does not compensate for a high PITI; but because other strong compensating factors are present as checked above, it is viewed as a positive mitigating factor.
•Note: Documentation which supports the above must be attached.
As the Underwriter, I hereby approve of the proposed ratios. Loan approval will be subject to all other underwriting conditions of both RD and myself. I understand that it is my responsibility to determine that the ratios are reasonable based on the above listed factors. I am the primary
Underwriter: _____________________________________________________ _______________
RD Concurrence: _________________________________________________ _______________
RD Signature & Title