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Updated Resources for Financial Institutions Collecting HMDA Data In or After 2017.

January 06, 2017 / Source: FFIEC

The FFIEC and HUD have published the following resources for financial institutions required to file Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data:


Updated January 2017:

  • The 2017 Loan/Application Register (LAR) Formatting Tool has been released.
  • Modifications have been made to the Technology Preview, Filing Instructions Guide for data collected in or after 2018, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Technology Preview

The Technology Preview provides resources for financial institutions preparing their systems to file HMDA data with the CFPB.

Filing Instructions Guide

Separate Filing Instructions Guides (FIG) are now available for data collected in 2017 and 2018.

For data collected in 2017

For data collected in or after 2018

For data collected in or before 2016, please visit the FFIEC website  for data submission resources.

Loan/Application Register (LAR) Formatting Tool

The LAR Formatting Tool is intended to help financial institutions, typically those with small volumes of covered loans and applications, to create an electronic file that can be submitted to the HMDA Platform.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do you have additional questions? Please check out the FAQs.


Technical questions about reporting HMDA data collected in or after 2017 should be directed to