HUD published an interim final rule on Thursday to restore implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing requirement, which was discontinued during the Trump Administration.
HUD Secretary Ben Carson yesterday announced the Federal Housing Administration will extend the date for single-family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages to request an initial forbearance from their mortgage servicer for up to six months.
MBA holds its first-ever virtual Annual Convention & Expo. Taking place October 19-21 via MBA LIVE, attendees can connect whenever they want, from wherever they want. The early registration deadline has been extended to Wednesday, Oct. 7–register early and save up to $350.
The government-sponsored enterprises and HUD yesterday announced they would extend foreclosure moratoria to all GSE-backed mortgages and FHA-backed mortgages, respectively and extend eviction moratoria through at least Dec. 31.
The Trump Administration yesterday abruptly terminated the Obama-era Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule, replacing it with a new rule that HUD Secretary Ben Carson said would ease burdens for local communities dealing with fair housing.
The Mortgage Bankers Association asked HUD to withhold publication of its final disparate rule, citing “legitimate concerns” that the rule erodes protections needed to combat housing discrimination and systemic inequality.
The Mortgage Bankers Association last night asked HUD to withhold publication of its final disparate rule, citing “legitimate concerns” that the rule erodes protections needed to combat housing discrimination and systemic inequality.