Treasury Prepares Principal Reduction Initiative under HAMP

Treasury is pleased to present the Office of Financial Stability’s Monthly 105(a) Report for February 2010. The Troubled Assets Relief Program or TARP was established by Treasury pursuant to the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 or EESA.

HAMP Rules on Loss Mitigation. Moderator – Tara Twomey. under HAMP Loan entered into before January 2009.. Principal reduction substituted for any step Driven by target payment. Capitalization of Arrearages=Principal Debt Increases

Since Hamp’s principal reduction initiative launched in October 2010, 82.5 per cent of principal writedowns at banks including JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, BofA and Citi have occurred under Hamp.

HOW TO FIND OUT IF YOU QUALIFY FOR A HAMP LOAN MOD IN 15 MINTUES In 2009, Treasury launched its signature mortgage modification program, HAMP. Under this program, homeowners who are in default on their non-GSE mortgages or at imminent risk of default can apply to their mortgage servicer For more information on HAMP mortgage modifications, see SIGTARP’s July 2013 Quarterly Report, pages 55-81.

Supplemental directive 14-05 page 2 enhancement of Borrower "Pay for Performance" Incentives under HAMP, Treasury FHA-HAMP and RD-HAMP Section 13.2 of Chapter II of the Handbook states that an eligible borrower in a HAMP Tier 1 permanent modification will earn a "pay for performance" principal balance reduction payment,

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HAMP (Home Affordable Modification Program) extended through 2016. Designed in order to try and help millions of homeowners facing foreclosure, HAMP was created back in 2009 as part of the Making Home Affordable Program.

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Fannie Mae’s Analysis Regarding Principal Forgiveness and Treasury’s HAMP Principal Reduction Alternative (HAMP PRA) Program . Executive Summary . The use of principal forgiveness in mortgage loan modifications continues to be actively debated among policy makers, servicers, and investors. Many have asserted that the

Debt forgiveness for homeowners?. and that principal reduction worked best.. The initiative flopped: In seven months, only one borrower got an H4H refi, because the requirements were so.