On September 24, 2020, the Federal Housing Finance Company (FHFA) introduced the extension of the acquisition of loans in a COVID-19 forbearance by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac via October 31, 2020. Moreover, FHFA introduced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will prolong varied loan origination flexibilities because of COVID-19 via October 31, 2020. As beforehand reported, in August 2020 FHFA introduced the extension of the acquisition of loans in a COVID-19 forbearance, and the extension of assorted loan origination flexibilities, via September 30, 2020.
Fannie Mae addresses extensions in updates to Lender Letter 2020-03, Lender Letter 2020-04, and Lender Letter 2020-06. Freddie Mac addresses the extensions in Bulletin 2020-37.