Creditors are more willing to offer loans to subprime lenders so far this year, Equifax announced Monday.

First-mortgage originations to subprime borrowers have risen by 30.5% in the first five months of 2015, compared to the same period last year. Of the 3.26 million first mortgages originated through May, 143,800 – or 4.6% – were issued to consumer with an score below 620.

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