FHFA Releases 2nd Quarter 2022 Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report
September 22, 2022
Source: Federal Housing Finance Agency
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released its second quarter 2022 Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report. The report shows that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) completed 96,945 foreclosure prevention actions during the quarter, raising the total number of homeowners who have been helped to 6,591,002 since the start of conservatorships in September 2008.
The report also shows that 72 percent of loan modifications completed in the second quarter reduced borrowers’ monthly payments by more than 20 percent. The number of refinances decreased significantly amid rising mortgage rates from 899,518 in the first quarter to 444,852 in the second quarter.
The Enterprises’ serious delinquency rate declined from 0.97 percent to 0.79 percent at the end of the second quarter. This compares with 4.64 percent for Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans, 2.83 percent for Veterans Affairs (VA) loans, and 2.12 percent for all loans (industry average).
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