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The following section lists the primary regulations pertaining to the FHA’s Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Program, used by compliance, underwriting and servicing staff.
During a public event this week commemorating National Homeownership Month and the 50th anniversary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s counseling programs, Acting Deputy Secretary/Federal Housing Administration … more FHA Commissioner: 40 Percent of Counseled Seniors Get a HECM
The most important consumer protection built into the reverse mortgage program is the requirement that a prospective borrower must first meet with an exam-qualified, independent third-party counselor approved by … more Complying with FHA’s HECM Counseling Guidelines: Frequently Asked Questions
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development this week awarded $47 million in housing counseling grants to non-profit counseling agencies across the country that will be used … more HUD Awards $47 Million In Housing Counseling Grants
In a listserv announcement sent on July 3, the Department of Housing and Urban Development reminded housing counseling agencies (HCAs) to submit their third quarter Form HUD-9902 performance … more Form HUD-9902 Counseling Data Due July 31
The non-profit HOPE Now Alliance has organized free counseling for families in Puerto Rico who were impacted by Hurricane Maria and need help with their reverse mortgages. Counselors … more Reverse Mortgage Assistance in Puerto Rico
Connecticut Governor Dannel Patrick Malloy signed reverse mortgage counseling legislation into law this week that emulates existing rules mandated under the federal Home Equity Conversion Mortgage program. The … more CT Governor Signs Reverse Mortgage Counseling Bill
The Department of Housing and Urban Development remains committed to operating the HECM program on a fiscally sound basis and to providing greater assistance for reverse mortgage borrowers … more HUD Committed to Helping HECM Borrowers Who Are Facing Default
The California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) recently issued an Interpretative Letter regarding the cooling off period for reverse mortgage application processing as governed under the California Civil … more Guidance on California’s “Cooling Off” Period