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The Impact of HAMP on Loss Mitigation Norms

It has enabled the industry to evolve its loss mitigation norms by helping to define a process that uses income to drive to a specific debt-to-income level, and it is likely that modifications beyond HAMP will continue to occur on this basis.

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Treasury Clarifies HAMP Participation Numbers Reported by SIGTARP

As a result of the improvements Treasury has made to HAMP over the years, the number of denied HAMP applications has been steadily declining each year since 2012. That year, the number of denied applicants reached 998,000. In 2013, that number decreased by almost 50 percent down to 523,000. In 2014, the number dropped to 334,000, and for the first four months of 2015, the number was 100,000.

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Report: GSEs’ HAMP Modifications Perform Better Than Non-HAMP Mods

According to FHFA, nearly 1.1 million distressed homeowners have been offered a HAMP modification since April 2009, when Treasury and HUD started the program. Out of those, approximately 638,200 homeowners received permanent modifications. As of the end of the fourth quarter, about 7,700 homeowners were currently involved in a trial HAMP modification.

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