Fannie and Freddie Suspend Foreclosures

Statement from FHFA James B. Lockhart:

“The foreclosure suspension announced today by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will help homeowners and servicers utilize the new streamlined loan modification program (SMP) announced by FHFA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HOPE Now. With this suspension, seriously delinquent borrowers may have an opportunity to avoid foreclosure and work out terms to stay in their homes.”

According to Fannie Mae’s press release, this suspension will take place from November 26, 2008 – January 9, 2008 for owner occupied, single family dwellings for home owners who have not filed for bankruptcy and who has missed three or more payments.

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