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Status of CARES Act Foreclosure Moratorium and Right to Request Forbearance for Single-Family Federally Backed Mortgage Loans
September 15, 2020
This fact sheet includes the most recent updates on the foreclosure moratorium for federally-backed mortgage loans.
Updated COVID-19 Disability Research Memo
September 2, 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.
How to Get Help with Your Mortgage During COVID-19
July 9, 2020
Many homeowners suffering financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic may have difficulty making their mortgage payments. Most homeowners are eligible for help from their mortgage companies, but they have to ask for such help.
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.
Source: White House, CDC, FEMA
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