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Some Mortgage Loan Servicers’ Websites Offer Information about CARES Act Loan Forbearance That Is Incomplete, Inconsistent, Dated, and Unclear

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Inspector General assessed what information servicers of mortgage loans that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) insures were providing on their public facing websites to borrowers regarding forbearance. 

COVID-19 Fraud Bulletin: Protect Yourself From Fraud

The Office of Inspector General recognizes that we are facing both uncertain and unprecedented times and is alerting the public about potential fraud schemes related to the CARES Act funding. Dishonest people may approach you with fraudulent offers of assistance during these economically difficult times. Be on the lookout for these common schemes. Note that scam attempts may be made by phone, mail, text, email, social media, or in person.

COVID-19 Fraud Bulletin: For Borrowers

In response to the pandemic caused by the coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19), Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which provides protections to borrowers with loans insured by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Office of Inspector General would like to make sure you are aware that dishonest people may attempt to take advantage of the crisis to harm you.

COVID-19 Fraud Bulletin: For the Mortgage Industry

In response to the pandemic caused by the coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19), Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which provides the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) the authority to provide flexibilities to keep the industry moving. These flexibilities provide new opportunities for people to take advantage of the system.