Homeowner Protection and Resources

Homeowner Assistance Fund FAQs

As part of section 3206 of the American Rescue Plan, Congress has created the Homeowner Assistance Fund, which will provide $9.9 billion to the U.S. Department of the Treasury to give out to states, territories, and tribes to help homeowners facing hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a summary from the National Consumer Law Center and the Center for NYC Neighborhoods. (March 2021)

Foreclosure Protections and Mortgage Payment Relief for Homeowners

This is an NHLP summary of single-family mortgage provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and related federal actions. (UPDATED July 20, 2021)

USDA Rural Development Single Family Direct Loan Servicing Options

This is an NHLP memo on the CARES Act and USDA Rural Development (RD) loan servicing tools available in order to advise clients about which RD servicing tools are most beneficial to them. (UPDATED April 27, 2020)