A day after the National Multifamily Housing Council urged property owners to enact moratoriums on evictions and rent increases, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is making it easier to follow through.
FHFA announced Monday afternoon that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will extend conditional mortgage forbearance to multifamily property owners who suspend evictions for delinquent renters affected by COVID-19. Any eviction moratorium must be in place throughout the entire forbearance period.
“Renters should not have to worry about being evicted from their home, and property owners should not have to worry about losing their building, due to the coronavirus," FHFA director Mark Calabria said in a statement. "The multifamily forbearance and eviction suspension offered by the Enterprises should bring peace of mind to millions of families during this uncertain and difficult time."
Photo by Ted Eytan.
UrbanTurf's Coverage of COVID-19
- Lyft To Donate Free Essential Rides
- Bank of American Allowing Borrowers to Defer Mortgage Payments
- A Look at 5 Housing Non-Profits in DC
- Van Ness Co-op Building Implements Strict COVID-19 Measures
- HUD, FHFA Suspend All Evictions, Foreclosures Through April
- Two Grocers and Mega Retailer Change Hours for Seniors
- DC Council Passes Sweeping COVID-19 Emergency Bill
This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/fhfa-trading-multifamily-mortgage-relief-for-eviction-moratoriums/16632.
Most Popular... This Week • Last 30 Days • Ever
The Washington Nationals great didn't move out of the area, though.... read »
UrbanTurf put together a quick primer on the ins and outs of a home auction.... read »
As the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood nears its development capacity, a new effort p... read »
The plans for the large new apartment project from Perseus TDC are coming into focus.... read »
President Biden will sign the largest climate bill in history into law this week.... read »
UrbanTurf has compiled virtual looks at large new developments around the DC region.... read »
This Week's Find is one of the more interesting homes in DC's Foxhall neighborhood. ... read »
The mall will be reimagined as a 7-story, 325-unit apartment project with 25,000 squa... read »
While DC's rising home prices have been the story for years, there are some areas of ... read »
Approximately 25% of listings on the market in the city have experienced a price redu... read »
With this weekend's DC houseboat tour a day away, UrbanTurf thought it only fitting t... read »
President Obama travels to Denver this morning to sign the stimulus bill that has bee... read »
In this week's installment of Ask An Agent, a reader wonders if there is a rule for h... read »
As The Wharf prepares to begin construction, DC's houseboat community heads to its ne... read »
In this week's installment of Ask An Agent, a reader asks a fairly common question th... read »
DC Real Estate Guides
Short guides to navigating the DC-area real estate market
We've collected all our helpful guides for buying, selling and renting in and around Washington, DC in one place. Visit guides.urbanturf.com or start browsing below!
Intro guides for first-time home buyers
Awesome and unusual real estate from across the DC Metro