On July 10, the Fed, the CFPB, the FDIC, the FHFA and the OCC issued a joint proposed rule which would create exemptions from certain appraisal requirements for a subset of higher-priced mortgage loans. The proposed rule would provide exemptions for: (i) transactions secured by existing manufactured homes and not land; (ii) certain “streamlined” refinancings; and (iii) transactions of $25,000 or less. Comments must be received on or before September 9. Joint Release. Proposed Rule.