FHA Establishes New, Streamlined COVID-19 Recovery Loss Mitigation Options

The Federal Housing Administration on Friday published Mortgagee Letter 2021-18, COVID-19 Recovery Loss Mitigation Options. The ML outlines assistance for homeowners who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to remain in their homes with new, streamlined loss mitigation options.

Anita Bush: Offering Forbearance Under the CARES Act – A New Reality for Mortgage Servicers

According to the latest Mortgage Banker Association Forbearance and Call Volume Survey, the total loans in forbearance stands at 8.47%. While the number of new forbearance requests is declining, many servicers may still be working with forbearance borrowers for the rest of this year and into 2021. Here’s what servicers can do to handle this new reality.

Anita Bush: Offering Forbearance Under the CARES Act – A New Reality for Mortgage Servicers

According to the latest Mortgage Banker Association Forbearance and Call Volume Survey, the total loans in forbearance stands at 8.47%. While the number of new forbearance requests is declining, many servicers may still be working with forbearance borrowers for the rest of this year and into 2021. Here’s what servicers can do to handle this new reality.

Britt Faircloth: Fairness in the Face of Crisis–Fair and Responsible Banking in the Midst of Chaos

As a compliance officer, I have always recognized that change is constant, and I accept that fact sometimes grudgingly. While regulatory change generally has ample implementation or lead time, March 2020 has brought a different kind of change; one that is significant, sudden and jarring. These days you can’t just ask who moved your cheese—assuming you could find cheese in the grocery store, that is—you must quickly and effectively adapt to an entirely new normal.

Britt Faircloth: Fairness in the Face of Crisis–Fair and Responsible Banking in the Midst of Chaos

As a compliance officer, I have always recognized that change is constant, and I accept that fact sometimes grudgingly. While regulatory change generally has ample implementation or lead time, March 2020 has brought a different kind of change; one that is significant, sudden and jarring. These days you can’t just ask who moved your cheese—assuming you could find cheese in the grocery store, that is—you must quickly and effectively adapt to an entirely new normal.