Financially distressed homeowners with Freddie Mac mortgages will have a new option for loan modifications beginning next month. The new option, called a Standard Modification, is designed for borrowers who are ineligible for a Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) loan modification or have previously defaulted on...

The Obama administration's flagship effort to help people in danger of losing their homes is falling flat. More than a third of the 1.24 million borrowers who have enrolled in the $75 billion mortgage modification program have dropped out. That exceeds the number of people...

The Obama Administration recently released its first monthly Servicer Performance Report detailing the progress to date of the Making Home Affordable (MHA) loan modification program.  The purpose of the report is to document the number of struggling homeowners already helped under the program, provide information...