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Biden extends mortgage forbearance, foreclosure relief programs

Feb 17, 2021
Homeowners can request up to six months of additional relief, and the deadline for new applicants is now the end of June.
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More homeowners are seeking long-term mortgage relief

Nov 6, 2020
Some who left forbearance plans are delaying payments again.
A woman marches during the Cancel Rent and Mortgages rally in June in Minneapolis. There are 2.9 million mortgages in active forbearance, according to a report Friday from mortgage data company Black Knight.
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Discover says fewer people are opting to defer credit card payments

Jun 10, 2020
Will banks that offered forbearance see more customer loyalty down the road?
In the long run, it might be better for customers' financial health to pay off credit debt instead of deferring those payments.
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Mortgages in forbearance drop for the first time since March

Jun 8, 2020
But not everyone who needs relief may be getting it.
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