Connecticut Passes New Foreclosure Laws
October 1, 2021. Connecticut recently passed a bill amending its foreclosure laws to, among other things, extend the end date for its foreclosure mediation program.
Forbearance Enrollment Deadline Extended Through the COVID-19 National Emergency
September 27, 2021. For most federally backed mortgage loans, the option to get a forbearance will now last until the pandemic ends.
New Mexico Supreme Court Adopts New Rules to Help Prevent Foreclosures
September 7, 2021. New rules will help homeowners in New Mexico avoid foreclosure after federal consumer protections expire.
CFPB Finalizes a New Rule Restricting Mortgage Foreclosures Until 2022
August 31, 2021. Under a new federal rule, mortgage servicers have to do more to help you avoid foreclosure if you’ve been affected by COVID-19.
VA and USDA Extend Eviction Moratoriums, But Foreclosures Can Resume
July 30, 2021. The VA and USDA extended their eviction suspensions through September 30, 2021. But foreclosures can start or continue after July 31, 2021.
FHFA Extends Eviction Moratorium, But Foreclosures Can Resume
July 30, 2021. The eviction suspension for properties that Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac acquire through foreclosure or a deed in lieu process will last through September 30, 2021. But the foreclosure moratorium itself is expiring.
HUD Extends Eviction Moratorium, But Foreclosures Can Resume
July 30, 2021. FHA extended its eviction suspension through September 30, 2021. But foreclosures can resume after July 31, 2021.
VA Announces New Relief Program for Mortgage Borrowers Exiting COVID-19 Forbearances
July 27, 2021. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) created a new program to help mortgage borrowers whose COVID-19 forbearances are ending.
New COVID-19 Loss Mitigation Options for Borrowers With FHA-Insured Mortgages
July 23, 2021. FHA revised its foreclosure avoidance options for homeowners affected by the coronavirus crisis.
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60-Day Foreclosure Notice Required in Virginia
July 1, 2021. Virginia lawmakers increased the foreclosure notice requirement under state law from 14 days to 60 days.
FHA Announces New COVID-19 Loan Modification Program for Mortgage Borrowers
June 25, 2021. FHA is offering a new loan modification option for homeowners affected by the coronavirus crisis.
Biden Administration Renews Foreclosure Ban Through July 31, 2021
June 24, 2021. Foreclosure moratoriums for federally backed mortgage loans will remain in place until July 31, 2021.
New York Passes COVID-19 Foreclosure Moratorium Extension
May 4, 2021. If you’re a New York homeowner, you can get a foreclosure moratorium until August 31, 2021.
Biden’s COVID-19 Relief Bill Includes $10 Billion for States to Help Homeowners Cope With the Pandemic
March 11, 2021. The latest coronavirus–relief package includes money to help people keep their homes during the pandemic.
FHFA Extends Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Loans Until June 30, 2021
February 25, 2021. The Federal Housing Finance Agency extended its foreclosure and eviction ban through June 30, 2021.
Biden Administration Announces Forbearance and Foreclosure Moratorium Extension Through June 30, 2021
February 16, 2021. The existing foreclosure moratorium and forbearance option for most federally backed mortgage loans will now last through at least June 30, 2021.
FHFA Extends Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Loans Until March 31, 2021
February 9, 2021. The Federal Housing Finance Agency has extended its foreclosure and eviction ban through March 31, 2021.
HUD Extends Forbearance Deadline for FHA-Insured Mortgages Through March 31, 2021
January 26, 2021. If you have an FHA-insured mortgage loan, you have until March 31, 2021, to get a COVID-19 forbearance.
New York Passes COVID-19 Foreclosure Moratorium Law
December 28, 2020. A new law protects homeowners in New York against mortgage foreclosures, tax foreclosures, and tax lien sales until May 1, 2021.
Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Break Extended Through 2025
December 27, 2020. The Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 includes tax relief for when a lender forgives mortgage debt.
HUD Extends Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium for FHA-Insured Loans Through February 28, 2021
December 21, 2020. HUD suspended foreclosures and evictions for FHA-insured mortgages, as well as extended the right to get a COVID-19 forbearance, through February 28, 2021.