The Department of Housing and Urban Development published a Federal Register Notice (Docket No. FR-5858-N-09) announcing its intent to fill eight vacancies on the Housing Counseling Federal Advisory … more HUD Announces Vacancies On Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee
Housing counseling agencies can learn about funding opportunities, including HUD programs and non-HUD sources, that can be used to enhance counseling services, during an online webinar hosted by the Department … more Free Webinar Training for HUD Housing Counselors
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
This list represents the agencies currently known to provide HECM default counseling and may not be all inclusive. Greenpath (888) 860-4167 Money Management International (866) 765-3328 National Foundation … more Helping Your Clients Who Are In Default
The HOPE NOW Alliance and ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions are collaborating on a one-year pilot program that assists homeowners in California who have reverse mortgage issues, concerns and … more New Collaboration Focuses on CA Borrowers
The following section lists the primary regulations pertaining to the FHA’s Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Program, used by compliance, underwriting and servicing staff.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development reminded housing counselors this week that the Reverse Mortgage Analyst (RMA) software has a new feature that allows them to create … more HUD Reminds Counselors of New Software Tracking Feature
NRMLA was recently made aware that the North Carolina Commissioner of Banks posted an FAQ on its website indicating that telephone counseling is permissible under the state’s Reverse … more Telephone Counseling Permitted in North Carolina
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
HUD has published the long-awaited HECM counseling protocol. We’ve summarized some of the important parts and provided a copy to download. At the bottom of the memo is an update published by FHA that noted some inconsistencies in the protocol.