Carson: FHA Will Extend Forbearance Requests Through Year-End

HUD Secretary Ben Carson 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 Proposes Streamlined Single-Family Servicing Policies; CFPB Touts Benefits of Credit Builder Loans

The Federal Housing Administration last week published proposed revisions to its Single-Family servicing policies, designed to remove “unnecessary barriers” for homeowners seeking mortgage payment relief, achieve operational consistency with industry standard best practices and reduce burdens incurred by the industry when servicing an FHA-insured mortgage portfolio.