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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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Additional COVID-19 Forbearance Relief Options for Single Family Borrowers

For borrowers recently or newly struggling to make their mortgage payments because of the pandemic, and for senior homeowners with Home Equity Conversation Mortgages (HECMs), we have instituted new and extended forbearance periods and HECM Extensions.

September 27, 2021


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FHA Completes Transaction to Support Healthcare Services at The University of New Mexico Hospital

A $320 million FHA-insured supplemental mortgage will provide financing for the expansion of the Albuquerque, NM, hospital serving acute care needs of New Mexico residents. 

September 13, 2021





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FHA and Treasury Department Restart Housing Finance Agency Risk-Sharing Program with Federal Financing Bank

Our updated Multifamily risk-sharing program provides an additional option for multifamily affordable rental housing development through Housing Finance Agencies.



September 1, 2021




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New Multifamily Housing Notice Includes Resources for Struggling Tenants

We continue to provide owners and management agents participating in HUD Multifamily Assisted Housing Programs and those with FHA-insured Multifamily mortgages with resources and assistance to support struggling tenants.




July 30, 2021




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Extension of Single Family Eviction Moratorium for Foreclosed Borrowers

We have extended our single family eviction moratorium for foreclosed borrowers through September 30, 2021. This extension will avoid displacement of borrowers who need more time to access suitable housing options after foreclosure.



July 30, 2021







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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.