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Important Information Regarding Continuation of Business Operations Related to COVID-19

As it relates to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) wants to assure its mortgagees and other interested stakeholders of its continued business operations in this evolving environment, should some or all its offices be required to close. This Question and Answer (Q&A) document has been prepared to address and provide answers to stakeholder questions regarding the continuity of FHA's business operations and any possible impacts. This Q&A will be revised as needed. Stakeholders are advised to regularly access this document for updates.

FHA Single Family Housing COVID-19 Q&A

Interagency COVID-19 Forbearance Fact Sheet for Servicers


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Information in English and Spanish for FHA-insured homeowners living in disaster areas.


On September 16 in FHA INFO 20-67, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced updates to the Home Equity Reverse Mortgage Information Technology (HERMIT) systemā€™s file format and layout.

On September 10, FHA INFO 20-66 announced that FHA published Mortgagee Letter (ML) 2020-30, FHA Underwriting Guidelines for Borrowers with Previous Mortgage Payment Forbearance; and Home Equity Reverse Mortgage Information Technology (HERMIT) System updates for COVID-19 related extensions.


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Mortgage Payment Relief for Homeowners
If you have an FHA loan and are struggling to pay your mortgage due to a COVID-19 related financial hardship, there are options to help. Learn more here.

Interagency COVID-19 Forbearance Fact Sheet for Consumers
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