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The FHA Catalyst: Single Family Default Monitoring System (SFDMS) Reporting Module is HUD's system for tracking mortgagee data on defaulted mortgages until a default is resolved through reinstatement or termination. The module provides users the ability to report delinquency/default status codes that accurately reflect the severity of default and mortgagee action taken.

Beginning March 1, 2022, mortgagees are required to submit default data in the FHA Catalyst: SFDMS Reporting Module or through the Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).

FHA Catalyst Onboarding
Mortgagees that previously requested module access automatically had their accounts set-up within the FHA Catalyst platform by February 24, 2022. FHA will no longer accept FHA Catalyst: External User Access Request Forms for SFDMS after this date.

Beginning February 24, 2022, Mortgagee Administrators began managing FHA Catalyst: SFDMS module access for their organization's users. Note, only FHA Connection (FHAC) Application Coordinators are permitted to be FHA Catalyst Mortgagee Administrators.

Mortgagees should contact their Mortgagee Administrator if they forgot their password, did not receive an account set-up email, or their registration link has expired.

Mortgagee Resources

User Guide
The SFDMS Reporting Servicer Guide provides detailed instructions for navigating the module.
Access the User Guide

FHA Resource Center Knowledge Base
The FHA Resource Center's online knowledge base includes frequently asked questions about the FHA Catalyst: SFDMS Reporting Module. 
Access the Knowledge Base

About FHA Catalyst
FHA has embarked on a multi-year IT modernization initiative, FHA Catalyst, which is improving how mortgagees and their authorized users do business with FHA. FHA Catalyst is supported by a $60 million appropriation from Congress and a partnership between the HUD Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Office of Housing. FHA Catalyst is a secure, flexible, cloud-based platform that provides a modern, automated system for lenders, servicers, and other FHA program participants. FHA Catalyst enables FHA to manage its programs and processes more efficiently and effectively, benefiting those who do business with FHA.