On August 23, 2022, HUD issued ML 2022-14 requiring all lenders and Mortgagees approved for FHA Title I and/or Title II programs, and institutions seeking FHA approval, to provide a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) to the FHA and the General Services Administration (GSA) by December 31, 2022.

The Unique Entity ID is a 12-character alpha-numeric ID assigned to an entity by GSA’s System of Award Management (SAM.gov).

FHA lenders and Mortgagees are required by ML 2022-14 to provide a UEI as part of their institution data in the Lender Electronic Assessment Portal (LEAP) and the institutions seeking FHA approval are required to provide a UEI in their application.

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