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Status of CARES Act Foreclosure Moratorium and Post-Forbearance Options for Borrowers with Federally-Backed Mortgage Loans
May 26, 2020
This fact sheet includes updates on the foreclosure moratorium for federally-backed mortgage loans and information about requesting mortgage forbearance and free access to credit reports.
NFHA Releases COVID-19 Disability Research Memo
April 9, 2020
People who currently have COVID-19, those who have a history of having the virus, and those who are perceived as having the virus may be protected against housing discrimination under long-standing interpretations of the Fair Housing Act and other civil rights laws.
Statement from NFHA President and CEO Lisa Rice on HUD’s COVID-19 Response
March 23, 2020
The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) applauds recent steps taken by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to assist homeowners affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Implementing a moratorium on foreclosures and foreclosure-related evictions for at least 60 days is a good first step but more needs to be done.
NFHA Releases COVID-19 Housing and Economic Response Priorities
March 20, 2020
The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) has released a set of key recommendations that policy-makers should implement immediately to ensure people affected by the COVID-19 crisis are safe, stably-housed and are protected against discrimination.
Source: White House, CDC, FEMA
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