HUD: FHA Assistance Options Expanded for Borrowers Struggling to Make Mortgage Payments

Updated loss mitigation options will help borrowers struggling with their mortgage payments to avoid foreclosure. Today, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is announcing that it is expanding and enhancing its set of loss mitigation options used to help borrowers struggling to make mortgage payments on their FHA-insured mortgages. The enhancements extend FHA’s […]

findCRA to Discuss CRA, Disaster Relief & COVID-19 with the ABA CRA Working Group

findCRA’s President, COO & Co-Founder, Brian Waters, will discuss CRA requirements for banks when tracking activities regarding disaster and pandemic relief with the American Bankers Association’s CRA Working Group on January 5, 2023. The virtual session will include an overview of regulatory guidance regarding bank activities undertaken in response to […]

HUD: After Halting Rapid Rise in Homelessness, Plan Announced to Reduce Homelessness 25 Percent by 2025

“All In” Is the Most Comprehensive Federal Plan to Systemically Prevent Homelessness and Address Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Homelessness Today, the Biden-Harris administration released a federal plan for ending homelessness in America that starts with the ambitious goal of reducing homelessness 25% by 2025. All In: The Federal Strategic Plan […]

HUD: 2022 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Released

Biden-Harris Administration investments and actions prevented a spike in homelessness overall, and led to decreases in homelessness among Veterans, families, and youth Homelessness rose for individuals, people with disabilities who experience long-term homelessness, and people in unsheltered settings The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released its 2022 […]

HUD: FHA Announces New Assistance Option to Help Senior Homeowners with Reverse Mortgages Impacted by COVID-19

New COVID-19 Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Property Charge Repayment Plan allows servicers to offer homeowners up to five years to repay past-due property charges. Today, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is announcing new flexibilities to help senior homeowners with FHA-insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMs) who are behind on required property charge […]

FHFA and CFPB: Updated Data from the National Survey of Mortgage Originations Released for Public Use

Data Highlights Borrowers’ Experiences Obtaining a Mortgage During the Pandemic The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today published updated loan-level data for public use collected through the National Survey of Mortgage Originations (NSMO). The data also provide updated mortgage performance and credit information […]

Census Bureau: Household Pulse Survey Phase 3.7 Begins

The U.S. Census Bureau today announced the beginning of data collection for phase 3.7 of the experimental Household Pulse Survey (HPS). The HPS is an effort by the Census Bureau and other federal statistical agencies to provide near real-time data on how the COVID-19 pandemic, and changes in social and economic conditions […]