FHFA: GSEs Complete 539,000 3Q Foreclosure Prevention Actions

The Federal Housing Finance Agency released its third quarter 2020 Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report, showing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac completed 539,451 foreclosure prevention actions in quarter, bringing to 5.2 million the number of troubled homeowners who have been helped during conservatorships.

‘Not Ok? That’s Ok:’ Financial Services, Consumer Coalition Launches Borrower Awareness Campaign

The Mortgage Bankers Association and a broad coalition of financial services stakeholders – including mortgage servicers, trade associations, housing counseling agencies, governmental agencies and think tanks – launched a consumer awareness campaign to reach borrowers who have missed one or more mortgage payments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and may be eligible for forbearance assistance under the CARES Act or other forms of mortgage payment relief.

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 5.83%

The Mortgage Bankers Association’s latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 7 basis points from 5.90% of servicers’ portfolio volume in the prior week to 5.83% as of October 25, 2020.

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Decreases to 5.83%

The Mortgage Bankers Association’s latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 7 basis points from 5.90% of servicers’ portfolio volume in the prior week to 5.83% as of October 25, 2020.

Carson: FHA Will Extend Forbearance Requests Through Year-End

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.

FHA: GSEs Complete 252,000 2Q Foreclosure Preventions

The Federal Housing Finance Agency said Fannie Mae and Freddi Mac completed 252,014 foreclosure prevention actions in the second quarter, bringing to 4.68 million the number of troubled homeowners who have been helped during conservatorships.

RIHA Study: COVID-19’s Impact on Jobs, Ability to Make Housing, Student Debt Payments

During the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly 11 million households fell behind on their rent or mortgage payments and 30 million individuals missed at least one student loan payment, according to new research released today by the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Research Institute for Housing America.

RIHA Study: COVID-19’s Impact on Jobs, Ability to Make Housing, Student Debt Payments

During the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly 11 million households fell behind on their rent or mortgage payments and 30 million individuals missed at least one student loan payment, according to new research released today by the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Research Institute for Housing America.