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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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Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Changes Provide Additional Protections for Eligible Non-Borrowing Spouses

Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) changes provide additional protections for eligible non-borrowing spouses by aligning all HECMs under the same non-borrowing spouse policies.



May 6, 2021


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You've Worked Hard for Your Home... Take the Steps to Keep It

If you have an FHA-insured single family mortgage and can't make your mortgage payments because of COVID-19, help is available.  Contact your mortgage servicer or a HUD-approved housing counseling agency to get the help you need to keep your home.  Find out more on our newly updated COVID-19 resource page for homeowners.

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February 16, 2021





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Single Family Handbook Updates Strengthen Approaches for Struggling Borrowers

Updates to our Single Family Handbook Servicing and Loss Mitigation Section streamline operational requirements so servicers can more quickly offer effective loss mitigation home retention options to future struggling borrowers in danger of losing their homes.



April 19, 2021







New Single Family Condominium Project Approval Questionnaires

Our revised and streamlined FHA Single Family Condominium Loan-Level/Single Unit Approval and Condominium Project questionnaires are now available for lenders.



March 15, 2021




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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 lenders’ operational processes.

January 8, 2021







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.

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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.