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Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program HAFA

In 2009, the Treasury Department introduced the HAFA program to provide a viable option for homeowners who are unable to keep their homes through the existing Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). The HAFA program took effect on April 5, 2010 and sunsets on December 31, 2012.

June 21, 2013
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs), announced changes to their Standard Short Sale and HAFA guidelines to improve transparency and marketing of listed properties that will require GSE approval.
April 2, 2013
The U.S. Treasury has expanded its presence in the housing market with the intention of accelerating the real estate recovery.
December 14, 2012
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is warning home owners about a widespread mortgage-modification scam.
September 24, 2012
Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney released a 6-page white paper on housing policy, but he did not include specifics on how his administration would tackle the five areas he's targeted for action.
April 23, 2012
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced a new directive as part of FHFA’s continued servicing alignment initiative that directs Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to align their guidelines for servicing delinquent mortgages they own or guarantee.
April 16, 2012
Here are five initial takeaways from the $25 billion dollar national mortgage settlement that will impact real estate transactions.
March 13, 2012
Learn about the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program (HAFA) from the experts.
February 13, 2012
Starting February 22, 2012, the Treasury Department, in collaboration with the National Association of REALTORS®, will hold Making Home Affordable “Help for Homeowners” outreach events across the country.
January 17, 2012
An updated look at the differences between HAFA guidelines in varying types of mortgages.
January 11, 2012
Learn more about the purpose and provisions of the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program (HAFA).