Date AnnouncedJune 11, 2019
HUD announces that beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are ineligible for mortgages backed by the Federal Housing Administration. Prior to this announcement, there was confusion about the relevant policy.
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Effective Date of ChangeJune 11, 2019
The mortgage lending industry has reported receiving conflicting messages from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) and the Federal Housing Administration (“FHA”) regarding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) recipients’ eligibility for FHA-insured mortgages. This has prompted congressional inquiries to seek clarification from HUD.December 18, 2018 Letter to HUD Secretary Carson from U.S. Senators Mendez, Booker, and Cortez-Masto