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Securing Foreclosure Protections for Veterans


This past week the United States Senate passed legislation designed to help protect military servicemembers, veterans, and their families from foreclosure. Sponsored by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-Rhode Island), the legislation was included as part of the larger banking regulation bill ...

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FHA Revises Reverse Mortgage Program to Protect Non-Borrowing Spouses From Foreclosure

The revisions announced Friday allow for the deferral of due and payable status for reverse mortgages, hence protection from foreclosure, for certain eligible non-borrowing spouses upon the passing of the last surviving borrower for case numbers assigned prior to August 4, 2014. Last year, FHA's HECM policies were revised to include such protections for non-borrowing spouses on HECMs for case numbers assigned on or after August 4, 2014.

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Senator Seeks to Permanently Extend Foreclosure Protection for Servicemembers

The bill, which Whitehouse introduced into the Senate on Thursday, April 30, would permanently extend foreclosure relief to servicemenbers provided by the Foreclosure Relief and Extension for Servicemembers Act of 2014, introduced by Whitehouse last May and signed into law by President Obama in December after unanimously passing in both the House and the Senate.

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