CFPB: New Report Finds Over 11 Million Families at Risk of Losing Housing

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a report that warns of widespread evictions and foreclosures once federal, state, and local pandemic protections come to an end, absent additional public and private action. Over 11 million families are behind on their rent or mortgage payments: 2.1 million families are […]

FHFA: COVID-19 Forebearance Period and Foreclosure and REO Eviction Moratoriums Extended until June 30, 2021

Aligns COVID-19 mortgage relief policies across the federal government Today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced extensions of several measures to align COVID-19 mortgage relief policies across the federal government.  FHFA announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) are extending the moratoriums on single-family foreclosures and real […]

HUD: Disaster Assistance Announced for Victims of Texas Severe Winter Storm

Foreclosure protections in place for homeowners in Presidentially Declared Major Disaster Areas  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the implementation of federal disaster assistance for the State of Texas to provide support to homeowners and homebuyers in areas affected by the Severe Winter Storm. On […]

HUD: Extensions and Expansion of COVID-19 Homeowner Relief and Home Retention Measures Announced

Extensions and expansions support the immediate and ongoing needs of homeowners who are experiencing economic impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. To provide urgent economic relief to homeowners impacted by COVID-19, today the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced extensions of the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) foreclosure […]

FHFA: Foreclosure and REO Eviction Moratoriums and COVID Forebearance Period Extended

Borrowers can now be in COVID forbearance for up to 15 months Today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) are extending the moratoriums on single-family foreclosures and real estate owned (REO) evictions until March 31, 2021. The foreclosure moratorium applies to […]

HUD: First Week Swift Actions to Support Homeowners and Tackle Nation’s Housing Crisis

In the first week of the Biden Administration, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) took swift action to address immediate housing needs during the COVID-19 pandemic while laying the groundwork to address the nation’s larger, systemic housing challenges and restore sound management to the department. “HUD and the […]

HUD: FHA Provides Borrowers Struggling to Keep Their Homes Additional Time to Seek Forebearance

Extension of forbearance request deadline supports Biden Administration Day One actions to provide economic relief to those suffering financially due to COVID-19 Today, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced that it will execute the Biden Administration’s request to extend the deadline for borrowers with FHA-insured mortgages who are struggling financially due to […]

HUD: Acting Secretary Announces Extension of Eviction and Foreclosure Moratoriums through March 31, 2021

Agency actions extend eviction and foreclosure moratoriums on federally-backed single family mortgages through March 31, 2021 to provide urgent economic relief to homeowners impacted by COVID-19 Acting U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Matthew E. Ammon today announced that the Department has implemented President Biden’s requests to immediately extend […]

HUD: Biden Administration Authorizes Extension of FHA Single Family Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium through March 31, 2021

One of the first Administration actions provides meaningful support to homeowners struggling financially as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic Yesterday, the Biden Administration requested the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and other Federal Agencies to extend its foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family mortgages insured by the Federal […]

FHFA: Foreclosure and REO Eviction Moratoriums Extended Through February 28, 2021

Foreclosure moratorium applies to Enterprise-backed mortgages; eviction moratorium applies to Enterprise-owned properties Today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) will extend the moratoriums on single-family foreclosures and real estate owned (REO) evictions until February 28, 2021.  The foreclosure moratorium applies to […]