Retirement Interest Only (RIO) Joint Applicants First Death Affordability Assessment: Family Assistance

Our standard acceptability

Not Acceptable

Criteria definition:

Where a joint application is taken lenders will assess the future means of affordability of the surviving borrower following the death of another applicant. This criteria indicates if we offer Retirement Interest Only (RIO) mortgages and if so can we consider family assistance when assessing their ability to maintain the ongoing mortgage.

Policy Notes:

The Society will not accept income from family assistance.

Criteria categories:
  • affordability assessment
  • Policy

Last updated:

29 August 2018