Partnership for Financial Equity recognizes that the pandemic has adversely affected underbanked communities. We have compiled guidance issued by state and federal regulators for use by financial institutions and consumers.
State and Local Resources
MASSACHUSETTS GROWTH CAPITAL CORPORATION
Resources for Small Businesses in Massachusetts
MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF BANKS
COVID-19 Industry Guidance & Consumer Resources
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF BOSTON
Paycheck Protection Program Resources
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA)
SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Report: Second Round data
SBA Inspector General’s Flash Report on Implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program Requirements
SBA Issues New Regulations for Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program
FEDERAL HOUSING ADMINISTRATION (FHA)
Mortgagee Letter 2020-07: FHA’s Loss Mitigation Options for Single Family Borrowers Affected by the Presidentially-Declared COVID-19 National Emergency in Accordance with the CARES Act
Mortgagee Letter 2020-09: Implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Forbearance
Contact the FHA Resource Center:
- Visit our online knowledge base to obtain answers to frequently asked questions 24/7 at: www.hud.gov/answers.
- E-mail the FHA Resource Center at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Emails and phone messages will be responded to during normal hours of operation, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (Eastern), Monday through Friday on all non-Federal holidays.
- Call 1-800-CALLFHA (1-800-225-5342). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may reach this number by calling the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.
For Mortgagees and Servicers:
FHA Single Family Housing COVID-19 Q&A (www.hud.gov/answers)
Interagency COVID-19 Forbearance Fact Sheet for Servicers)
Interagency COVID-19 Forbearance Fact Sheet for Consumers
FANNIE MAE AND FREDDIE MAC AND JOINT EFFORTS
Fannie’s Renter Resource Finder
Rental Property Loan Lookup tool
Joint federal agency website
Joint website from the CFPB, FHFA and HUD on mortgage relief options