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Updated Collateral Loan-to-Values Effective May 10 Member Announcements Updated Collateral Loan-to-Values Effective May 10 On May 10, 2021, FHLB Des Moines will implement revised LTVs for most collateral categories. Good Friday Hours Member Announcements Good Friday Hours In observance of Good Friday, modifications to our usual services will occur. 2021 Stock Recalculation Notice Member Announcements 2021 Stock Recalculation Notice Each year, FHLB Des Moines reviews our members' total assets to determine capital stock requirements for each individual member. According to our Capital Plan, your institution must maintain membership stock in a dollar amount equal to 0.12 percent of your total assets as of December 31, 2020. FHLB Des Moines Announces Advance Product Changes Member Announcements FHLB Des Moines Announces Advance Product Changes In preparation for the expected phase-out of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) by the end of 2021, the Bank has implemented advance product changes effective January 4, 2021. 2021 Affordable Housing Program Information Now Available Member Announcements 2021 Affordable Housing Program Information Now Available Full details for the 2021 FHLB Des Moines Down Payment Products and the Competitive Affordable Housing Program are now available. FHLB Des Moines Adopts LIBOR Fallback Language Member Announcements FHLB Des Moines Adopts LIBOR Fallback Language To conform with the market transition away from LIBOR, FHLB Des Moines is adopting the Alternative Reference Rate Committee's (ARRC) recommended fallback language for floating rate notes tied to LIBOR. Changes to Underwriting Assessment Matrix - 2020 Member Announcements Changes to Underwriting Assessment Matrix - 2020 As of October 5, 2020, several changes were made to the Underwriting Assessment Matrix used in collateral reviews. Updated Down Payment Agreement Member Announcements Updated Down Payment Agreement In order to access FHLB Des Moines Down Payment Products in 2021, all members must sign an updated Affordable Housing Program Subsidy Agreement for Homeownership Down Payment Products. CEO Newsletter 10/02/2020 Member Announcements CEO Newsletter 10/02/2020 Take a moment to think back to what you were doing in 1990. Many of you may have been starting a career or already had an established career in the financial services industry, and things looked much different at that time. The introduction of Fintech changed the financial landscape dramatically. New Collateral Process to Address Eligibility and Reporting Errors Member Announcements New Collateral Process to Address Eligibility and Reporting Errors We frequently monitor for trends or patterns in reporting errors in Member Collateral Verifications (MCV) and/or in collateral pledging and may initiate additional action steps to help ensure collateral eligibility and/or reporting get back on track. HELOC Collateral Eligibility Update Effective Oct. 1 Member Announcements HELOC Collateral Eligibility Update Effective Oct. 1 FHLB Des Moines has defined clarification guidance related to Convertible Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOC) loans (also known as Hybrid HELOCs) as collateral. CEO Newsletter 7/11/2020 Member Announcements CEO Newsletter 7/11/2020 We've seen many things over the last 75+ days, both good and bad and we've felt a range of emotions, some we may never have experienced before. If there's one thing that's remained true throughout this trying time it's that hardship is always easier to navigate with support.