IMBA CoronAvirus Information/resources


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With the coronavirus' tremendous impact on the country, our economy, including housing and mortgage banking, we have set up this page to assist members in getting information and resources to aid in working through this crisis.

Below are links to specific websites set up by various organizations and governmental units, as well as notices, that we will be updating on a regular basis, and, we encourage all of our members to share with us at, updates they receive that we can post here while this lasts.

If you have any questions, please contact IMBA Executive Director Alan Thorup at 812-537-1003 or the e-mail above.

Industry-Related News

5/13 MBA Statement on FHFA’s Payment Deferral Option

5/12 CFPB, FHFA & HUD Joint Website for Americans Impacted by COVID-19

4/27 FHFA Announces No Lump Sum Required at the End of Forbearance

4/22 FHFA Announces that Enterprises Will Purchase Qualified Loans in Forbearance To Keep Lending Flowing

4/21 FHFA Addresses Service Liquidity Concerns

4/17 Indiana Stay-At-Home order extended to May 1st

4/16 Midwest Governors Announce Partnership to Reopen Regional Economy

4/8 Coronavirus Eviction & Foreclosure Resource Guide

4/8 Freddie Mac Bulletin 2020-10 Temporary Servicing Guidance Related to COVID-19

4/8 Fannie Mae COVID-19 FAQ's

4/7 Ginnie Mae Approves Facility to Aid in Service Liquidity

4/7 Michigan Stay at Home Order

4/6 Indiana Executive Order 20-18 Stay at Home

4/2 Ohio - COVID-19 Stay At Home Order

3/31 Fannie Mae Lender Letter 2020-03

3/31 Fannie Mae Lender Letter 2020-04

3/31 Freddie Mac Selling Guidance Related to COVID-19

3/31 FHFA Authorizes Loan Processing Flexibilities for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Customers

3/29 MBA Sends letter to FINRA/SEC on broker-dealer margin calls

3/28 CISA Guidance on Identifying Critical Infrastructure Workforce

3/27 MBA Summary or Coronavirus Act and  Section-by-Section Summary of Coronavirus Act

3/26 CFPB Provides Flexibility on Reporting Requirements

3/25 Kentucky - Executive Order #2020-246

3/24 Statement by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Essential financial Services Workers

3/23 FHFA Directs Enterprises to Grant Flexibilities for Appraisal and Employment Verifications

3/23 Indiana Executive Order 20-08 Stay at Home

3/23 Freddie Mac Selling Guidance Related to COVID-19

3/21 CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

3/18 FHFA Statement on Foreclosures

3/16 VA Circular 26.20.7 - Guidance for Coronavirus: Appointments, Forebearance Requests, and Appraisers

3/13 FHFA COVID-19 Q & A

CFPB CONSUMER Video and Guide for Mortgage Relief Options


April 3, 2020


Office of Communications

Tel: (202) 435-7170



WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) has released a video on how struggling homeowners can obtain mortgage forbearance if their finances are impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Bureau has also issued additional information for consumers on mortgage and student loan payment relief and how to avoid scams. 

Below are the resources for consumers:

Guide to coronavirus mortgage relief options

What you need to know about student loans and the coronavirus pandemic

Beware of scams related to the coronavirus


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a 21st century agency that helps consumer finance markets work by regularly identifying and addressing outdated, unnecessary, or unduly burdensome regulations, by making rules more effective, by consistently enforcing federal consumer financial law, and by empowering consumers to take more control over their economic lives.  For more information, visit

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