U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has taken an active
role in helping our nation recover following the events of September
11, 2001. This includes quick action to protect families of the victims
- including those whose economic livelihoods were directly affected
- from losing their homes.
Department has put together helpful Questions and Answers for both
families and mortgage lenders. The relief options for Federal Housing
Administration (FHA) mortgage loans described in the following links
refer to any FHA-insured homeowner affected by the events of September
In addition, HUD and the Department of Defense have invoked The Soldiers' and Sailors' Relief Act of 1940, which provides mortgage relief for all reservists and National Guard members called to active duty, whether or not their mortgage is insured by FHA.
also has activated a toll-free number for servicemen and women with
questions concerning their mortgage. For more information, call
1 (877)-622-8525 weekdays between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.