June 7, 2021

American Housing Month: Mortgage and Home Finance Resources

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Mortgage & Home Finance

Banks are just as committed to helping customers stay in their homes as they are to providing financing for single-family and multi-family housing. As the coronavirus pandemic affects customers’ and renters’ ability to meet their monthly obligations, banks are working with their borrowers and government agencies to reduce the economic impact of the pandemic.

The American Bankers Associate provides links to a broad array of helpful home-owner tools and resources on their website:

NEWS

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Promoting Homeownership Opportunities for All

ABA and its member banks believe everyone in this country should have the chance to own a home. Working with a range of stakeholders, ABA supports a number of specific policy changes that could remove some of the barriers standing in the way, especially in underserved communities.

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COVID-Related Resources and Guidance

Federal Housing Finance Agency

Fannie Mae

Freddie Mac

Banking Agencies

Participate in the COVID Help for Home Initiative

ABA and several industry and community groups are offering access to ready-to-use materials educating consumers on their mortgage relief options. Materials are free to members and fully customizable.

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POLICY ANALYSIS & ADVOCACY EFFORTS

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COVID-19 Forbearance Challenges

 

This free webinar reviews forbearance requirements, challenges and considerations for banks—including portfolio lenders and secondary market servicers.

 

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RELATED TRAINING & EVENTS

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CARES Act FAQ

 

ABA answers banker questions about forbearance and other real estate finance-related provisions in the CARES Act.

 

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ABA RESOURCES