VA: Circular 26-21-14: Eviction Relief for Borrowers Affected by COVID-19
July 30, 2021
1. Background and Purpose. Under Chapter 37 of Title 38, United States Code, and Executive Orders related to the COVID-19 national emergency, VA has taken numerous steps to help Veterans who are experiencing financial hardships, directly or indirectly, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this Circular is to extend eviction relief.
2. Moratorium on Eviction. Through September 30, 2021, foreclosure-related evictions are not to be initiated or completed on properties previously secured by VA-guaranteed loans (including properties in VA’s Real Estate Owned portfolio). This moratorium does not apply to vacant or abandoned properties.
3. Questions: Any questions regarding this Circular should be submitted via email to email@example.com.
4. Rescission: This Circular is rescinded October 1, 2021.