• MPF 125, MPF 35, MPF Direct, MPF Government, MPF Government MBS, MPF Original, MPF Xtra
  • September 16, 2020

MPF Announcement 2020-61

The MPF Program Major Disaster Policy Reminder

Effective Date: Immediately 

Due to the devastating impact of wildfires, hurricanes and derecho the MPF Program would like to remind PFIs and Servicers that the MPF Program policies related to delivery and servicing of mortgage loans affected by major disasters are included in the product specific MPF Selling/ Servicing Guides. Please note this reminder is specific to natural disasters and is not applicable to MPF loans impacted by COVID-19. PFIs and Servicers should refer to the MPF Program’s COVID-19 Resource Center for COVID-19 related policies and guidance.

For MPF Program natural disaster guidance, see:

MPF Program Guide

  • Chapter 9- MPF Program Major Disaster Related Policy

MPF Traditional Selling Guide:

  • Chapter 2.6.2.2.1 Limited Cash-Out Refinance for Disaster Impacted Properties
  • Chapter 7.15. Properties Located in Major Declared Disaster Areas

MPF Xtra Selling Guide:

  • Chapter 2.3.2 Eligible Transaction Types
  • Chapter 6 Property Requirements

MPF Government MBS Selling Guide:

  • Chapter 2.1.4 Properties Impacted by a Major Disaster

MPF Direct Exhibit T-D:

  • Chapter 3 Appraisal Standards

MPF Traditional Servicing Guide:

  • Chapter 4.6.7 Major Disasters
  • Chapter 4.6.8 Uninsured Disaster or Vandalism Losses
  • Chapter 8.2 Delinquent Government Loans
  • Chapter 8.7 Major Disaster Assistance
  • Chapter 8.7.1 Statement of Policy
  • Chapter 8.7.2 Offering Assistance to the Borrower
  • Chapter 8.7.3.1 Government Loans
  • Chapter 8.7.4 Foreclosure Action
  • Chapter 8.7.5 Insurance Proceeds

MPF Xtra Servicing Guide:

  • Chapter 8.5 Natural Disasters

MPF Direct Exhibit T-D

  • Chapter 3 Appraisal Standards

MPF Government MBS Servicing Guide:

  • Chapter 4.6.7 Major Disasters
  • Chapter 4.6.8 Uninsured Disaster or Vandalism Losses
  • Chapter 8.7 Major Disaster Assistance
  • Chapter 8.7.1 Statement of Policy
  • Chapter 8.7.2 Offering Assistance to the Borrower
  • Chapter 8.7.4 Foreclosure Assistance

In addition, PFIs and Servicers originating, delivering or servicing:

  • MPF Government loans and MPF Government MBS loans, must follow the disaster relief policies and guidance issued by the applicable Government Agencies.
  • MPF Xtra loans, must follow the disaster relief policies and guidance issued by Fannie Mae.
  • MPF Direct loans, must follow the disaster relief policies and guidance issued by the product’s investor, Redwood Trust.

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