Urban Institute

Mortgage Forbearance Pandemic Trends—Six Things to Know

The mortgage forbearance option in the March 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act  offered relief to millions of homeowners during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 33.4 million with federally backed mortgages can request from their servicers a forbearance plan (with far less documentation of financial hardship than is usually required) allowing them to delay their mortgage payments for up to 180 days, with another 180-day extension available after the first forbearance … The post Mortgage Forbearance …

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Streamlining the Uniform Mortgage-Backed Security

In a report authored in part by former FHFA Special Advisor Bob Ryan, the Urban Institute assessed the FHFA’s proposal and how the Agency can “iron out the wrinkles” of a single security. The post Streamlining the Uniform Mortgage-Backed Security appeared first on DSNews.

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