WBK Industry News - Federal Regulatory Developments

FHA Extends Temporary Regulatory and Handbook Waivers

On December 2, 2021, the FHA published a further extension of its temporary regulatory and Single Family Housing Policy Handbook 4000.1 waivers allowing mortgagees to conduct interviews with borrowers using non-face-to-face methods as part of the early default intervention requirements of FHA default servicing.  Such waivers will remain effective through December 31, 2022.