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At the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), we provide mortgage insurance on loans made by FHA-approved lenders. In fact, we're one of the largest mortgage insurers in the world. Since 1934, we've helped millions of families become homeowners. Today, we insure mortgages for single family, multifamily, and residential care facilities nationwide.







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Single Family Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium Extended

FHA extends its Single Family foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family properties through December 31, 2020.

August 27, 2020


Press Release


New FHA Catalyst: Electronic Appraisal Delivery Module

Our latest functionality on the FHA Catalyst platform lets lenders electronically submit Single Family appraisals

August 18, 2020





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Dana T. Wade Confirmed as New Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner

On July 28, 2020, the U.S. Senate confirmed Dana T. Wade as HUD's new Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner.


July 28, 2020







COVID-19 Guidance for Multifamily Property Owners and Management Agents

Our brochure explains how property owners can help tenants struggling financially due to COVID-19.


July 1, 2020







A Message to Homeowners on COVID-19

HUD Deputy Secretary Brian Montgomery speaks to homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages.

En Espanol


May 20, 2020







Business Resources

From housing to healthcare facilities, our business resources can help FHA insurance program participants stay informed. Review our guides, policy updates, and other tools to get the information you need and better serve your customers.








Consumer Resources

Our consumer resources support homeowners, homebuyers, and renters. Use these tools to get answers to your questions, understand your options, and make better housing decisions.



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FHA Supports Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity

HUD is committed to enforcing the Fair Housing Act and to ensuring that people are not discriminated against when they seek housing or housing-related services. If you need assistance in determining your rights under the Fair Housing Act or applicable laws, or believe you have been a victim of housing discrimination and need assistance, we encourage you to review the information on HUD's Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity webpage.