WBK Industry News - Federal Regulatory Developments

FHA Further Extends Temporary Regulatory and Handbook Waivers

FHA recently published a further extension of its temporary regulatory and Single Family Housing Policy Handbook 4000.1 waivers allowing mortgagees to utilize alternative methods for conducting face-to-face interviews with borrowers in accordance with FHA’s early default intervention requirements.  These partial waivers were initially issued on March 13, 2020, extended through December 31, 2022, and are now effective through December 31, 2023.  WBK previously covered these waivers here.