HUD

What happens to struggling homeowners when CARES Act relief ends?

06/09/20

Some lawmakers fear that when forbearance plans and enhanced unemployment coverage expire, the consequences for mortgage borrowers still affected by the pandemic will be severe.

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FHA to insure new single-family loans subject to forbearance plans

06/04/20

The policy comes more than a month after a different agency issued similar guidance for loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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CFPB, other agencies post website for consumers seeking housing relief

05/12/20

The joint site describes potential strategies for both homeowners and renters economically affected by COVID-19.

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'We got out early and quickly': FHA chief details coronavirus response

04/23/20

The Federal Housing Administration has provided struggling homeowners with payment flexibility and explored other measures. At the same time, the agency is mindful of protecting itself against downside risks.

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State attorneys general urge FHFA, HUD to expand mortgage payment help

04/23/20

The bipartisan coalition of AGs said homeowners should be allowed to wait until the end of a loan term to make payments they skipped because of the coronavirus.

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Trump administration to halt foreclosures as pandemic worsens

03/18/20

The temporary foreclosure moratorium on loans backed by HUD, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac comes after lawmakers and housing advocates had pushed for steps to avoid consumers getting booted from their homes.

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Don’t ditch disparate impact

03/04/20

Attempts to rewrite the method for determining unintended discrimination in housing should not bleed into fair-lending laws.

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Trump to name former HUD official as FHA commissioner

02/20/20

Dana Wade would succeed Brian Montgomery, the acting deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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HUD should scrap its new fair housing plan

01/17/20

The agency issued a fair housing proposal last month that would perpetuate segregation and make it harder to detect discrimination.

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FHA wants banks back. Updating servicing could be the answer.

01/13/20

Despite changes by the Federal Housing Administration, bankers remain reluctant to join the program for fear of legal liability. But that could change if it revamps servicing processes, experts say.

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