Home / Federal Housing Administration
Federal Housing Administration

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.

 

 

 

 


 

 

Latest News

 

 

Press Release

 

Updated and Expanded Multifamily Accelerated Processing Guide

Lenders participating in the Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) program can now access a completely updated and expanded MAP Guide. The new guide provides expanded consistency and precision, and includes enhanced navigation and restructuring that aligns with lendersā€™ operational processes.



January 8, 2021

 

Press Release

 

Extension of Special COVID-19 Relief Options for Homeowners

For homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages, we have extended the foreclosure and eviction moratorium through February 28, 2021. We have also extended the deadline to February 28, 2021, for borrowers struggling financially as a result of COVID-19 to request an initial mortgage payment forbearance from their servicer.



December 21, 2020

 

 

 

 

Press Release

 

 

FHA Catalyst: Claims Module Enhancements
Provide Full, Digital Claim Submission
Capabilities

FHA has achieved full, digital claim submission capabilities for all FHA Single Family Title II forward mortgages with the latest FHA Catalyst: Claims Module enhancements.

 

 


December 16, 2020

 

 

 

Press Release

 

 

Annual Management Report for FY 2020 Now Available

FHAā€™s Annual Management Report for fiscal year 2020 provides detailed information on the status of all FHA insurance programs, including FHAā€™s Multifamily and Healthcare insurance programs, FHAā€™s Single Family insurance programs, as well as our audited financial statements.



 



November 16, 2020

 

 

 

Press Release

 

 

Fiscal Year 2020 Results for Single
Family Insurance Programs

In addition to our emphasis on helping homeowners financially impacted by the COVID-19 global pandemic, in FY 2020 FHA also served a record number of its core mission demographic of first-time and minority homebuyers.

 

 

 



November 13, 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. Access special COVID-19 guidance for all FHA and Office of Housing Program Participants.
 

Stay up to date on the latest FHA and Office of Housing program information by subscribing to our email updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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.

 

 

Connect with FHA

Email, LinkedIn, Twitter icons


 

Phone: (800) 225-5342

TTY: (800) 877-8339

 

 

FAQ | Reading Room | Careers | FHA.gov

 

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.