Treasury to Announce New Program to Avoid Foreclosure

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Treasury Department and HUD boost cash bonus incentives for staying. Affordable Mortgage Program to avoid foreclosure will see a new bonus for. ” The changes we are announcing today offer meaningful incentives for.

The Home affordable foreclosure alternatives (HAFA) Program is a government-sponsored initiative led by the US Treasury Department assisting all Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP)-eligible homeowners in avoiding foreclosure, specifically through short sales or deeds-in-lieu.

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NEW YORK ( — The government is expected to announce soon that it will. plan are still being worked out between the Treasury, the White House and the FDIC, which is expected to run the.

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For qualified homeowners, it will put the foreclosure process on hold for 30 days. Dubbed "Project Lifeline," the new program will be available to. said at a joint news conference with Treasury.