Wednesday, October 06, 2010

HUD Has Loans for Out-of-Work Borrowers

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Tuesday that it will offer $50,000 loans to unemployed borrowers who are at least three months behind in their payments, but who have a reasonable likelihood of being able to resume regular payments within two years.

The property must be the borrower’s principal residence and they cannot own a second home. They must have suffered at least a 15 percent decline in income.

The loan is available in 32 states not receiving assistance through the Hardest Hit Fund, which gave 18 states more than $4 billion to devise programs to help the unemployed and underwater borrowers.

Source:, Tami Luhby (01/05/2010)

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