October 23, 2017

HUD: FHA Extends Foreclosure Relief for Homeowners Impacted by Recent Hurricanes

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is extending its initial 90-day foreclosure moratorium for FHA-insured homeowners impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria for an additional 90 days due to the extensive damage and continuing needs in hard-hit areas. Read FHA’s letter to lenders, servicers and counseling agencies.

FHA is extending this foreclosure relief in Presidentially declared counties and municipalities where the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is operating its Individual Assistance Program. Under the expanded moratorium, FHA is instructing lenders and servicers to suspend all foreclosure actions against borrowers until the following dates:

Hurricane Harvey – February 21, 2018
Hurricane Irma – March 9, 2018
Hurricane Maria – March 19, 2018

FHA-insured homeowners may qualify for this relief under the following conditions:

In addition to the extension of FHA’s initial foreclosure moratorium, the agency is:

Read about these and other HUD programs designed to assist disaster victims.

This post was originally published here.