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FHFA Releases Latest Mortgage Relief Numbers

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Thursday released its Q2 Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report. The report shows Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, since the 2008 start of conservatorship, completed 252,014 foreclosure prevention actions. Overall, that brings the number of ...

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Almost 3 Million Homeowners May Not Qualify for COVID Relief

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act offered 12 months mortgage forbearance for COVID-19-impacted borrowers with federally backed residential mortgages—that's about 70% of all 48 million American homeowners with a mortgage. But what about the other 30%.   Karan Kaul, Senior Research ...

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Rising Tides of Economic Hardship

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Increasing forbearance rates are challenging servicers to keep up with concerns ranging from compliance to staffing to the use of subservicers. Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the June edition of DS News.

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