FHA gives jobless homeowners one-year break – foreclosure prevention program

The Obama administration is making it easier for out-of-work  homeowners to stay in their homes, as it tries to revamp its troubled foreclosure-prevention program.

Starting Aug. 1, the Federal Housing Administration will extend the period for unemployed homeowners to miss mortgage payments to a full year from three or four months.  That will allow qualified homeowners to go without making a monthly payment for 12 months before the foreclosure process begins.

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Question is… will this truly help or delay the inevitable?  I guess the other key words are “qualified homeowners”. Well I’ll be watching from my little nest.  Homeowners, let me know if this helped you. I’ll be curious to know.

Have a great day,

Cindy Haskett

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