Treasury to Announce New Program to Avoid Foreclosure

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In addition, in an effort to bolster the safety net for homeowners who face difficulty making their payments in HAMP Tier 1 or similar non-HAMP modifications, Treasury and HUD have introduced enhancements to HAMP Tier 2 and the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA) Program.

Treasury Announces Short Sale Incentive Program As part of its foreclosure prevention efforts, the Obama Administration is launching a new program to encourage short sales and deed-in-lieu of foreclosure transactions for financially pressed homeowners who are unable to obtain loan modifications.

The United States Department of the Treasury is launching, with an official announcement expected next week, a new program to help ailing borrowers escape foreclosure. The Chief of the Homeowner Preservation Office at the Treasury, Laurie Maggiano, released information on the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA) while speaking at the.

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WASHINGTON — The Obama administration released $600 million Wednesday to help unemployed homeowners in Oregon and four other states avoid foreclosure. assistance program to a total of 10 states..

Giving troubled borrowers yet another way to avoid foreclosure, Fannie. "This new program helps eliminate some of the uncertainty of foreclosure, keeps. Last month, Treasury officials announced that 500,000 troubled.

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Open and respond to all mail and answer phone calls from your mortgage company. The notices you receive may offer information about foreclosure prevention options and important notices of pending legal actions. Your failure to open this correspondence will not be an excuse to prevent the foreclosure process.

Treasury Announces New HAMP Changes With Greater Eligibility, More Principal Reduction Incentives.. supposed to help four million borrowers lower their mortgage payments and avoid foreclosure.

"Pay off Debt - Your Birth Certificate is Worth Millions" - Busting Myths The new program stems from the Alabama Housing Finance Authority being allocated $162 million in federal funds to help unemployed or underemployed homeowners with temporary assistance to avoid.