In the Wake of a Summer of Disasters –
Fannie Mae Offers Relief for Homeowners whose Homes are in Affected Disaster Communities
In a statement targeting consumers, FNMA states: “We’re focused on providing support and assistance during… times of crisis.” They continue, “We work with our customers, partners, and Federal and local authorities to bring relief to homeowners now, and are committed to helping families, neighborhoods, and communities recover in the months and years ahead.”
If your loan is owned by Fannie Mae and you live in an affected area you can qualify for special assistance. FNMA is offering expanded assistance to customers to support safety, basic needs, property repairs, employment, and financial recovery. Even if your home was not affected by the disaster; you can qualify if your employment or income was negatively affected.
It is no surprise that homeowners find the months following a natural disaster a real struggle. Homeowners battle with all financial responsibilities, including mortgage. Fannie Mae now offers assistance for families seeking to regain their personal and financial footing. FNMA is reaching beyond mortgages to help families get back to normal and secure successful recovery in all aspects life.
Disaster Relief Network Assistance
This network provides assistance via the following resources:
- Case assessment and action planning for homeowners.
- Assistance in filing with F.E.M.A. and additional resource aids for disaster recovery and resiliency.
- Connected calls with homeowners and providers to ensure successful recovery.
- Web-based platforms for homeowner support with an education platform, and communities for neighbors with the same issues.
Speak to your mortgage representative if you are unsure if your loan is FNMA, or if you have questions about reaching the disaster response network.
To learn more about specific FNMA aid offerings click the below links for more information:
Click here to check out our previous post on insurance options and to ensure protection before disaster strikes.