FHA HAMP Streamlined
Changes are being made to the procedures on government-insured mortgages that will reduce the number of steps needed to resolve delinquency and modify the loans.
California Foreclosure Bill Headed to Governor
The Golden State's Senate has passed legislation that is intended to provide additional foreclosure protections for surviving spouses of deceased mortgage borrowers.
Modified Mortgages Auctioned Off
Agency-backed residential loans that were previously modified have been sold at auction and are headed for securitization.
Tougher Distressed FHA Loan Sale Requirements
Investors of distressed Federal Housing Administration loans are facing tougher requirements that will benefit borrowers and avoid neighborhood blight.
Modified Agency Mortgages to Be Securitized
Nearly $200 million in residential agency loans that have been previously modified are being sold for subsequent securitization.
Ocwen Settles False Claims Allegations
Ocwen Financial Corp. has settled charges that it violated the False Claims Act on government-insured lending and loan modifications.
7-Month High for Home Loan Modifications
New data indicate the number of mortgages that were modified on a monthly basis ascended to the highest level in seven months.
Ocwen Can't Foreclose on Some Loans
Ocwen Financial Corp. has been told to hold off on foreclosures for a group of distressed borrowers who weren't properly notified about loan modification denials.
HAMP Modifications Increase
A monthly increase in government-supported modifications of residential loans overcame a modest decline in the number of proprietary loan modifications.
FHFA Implements GSE Principal Reduction
A long, anticipated decision has been made by the regulator and conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about principal reduction on their loans.