On October 20 2017 the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) published Mortgagee Letter 2017-15, Extension of Initial Disaster Foreclosure Moratorium for Properties in Specified Areas Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. This Mortgagee Letter (ML) communicates specific guidance for the extension of the foreclosure moratorium for FHA-insured properties in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)-designated Individual Assistance Areas that are located within the Presidentially-Declared Major Disaster Areas for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. The extension of these three initial moratoriums applies to the initiation of foreclosures and foreclosures already in process.
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FHA Appraisals and How They Can Affect Your Work Write Up
Like the 203k Consultant, the FHA Appraiser has the obligation and duty to call out any and all “Health and Safety” issues they discover during their investigation of the subject property. In the event you have already completed your Specification of Repairs (“SOR”), and the appraiser discovers any health and safety issues you failed to disclose on your SOR, you will be obligated to amend your SOR to include these items.