Update from the Western Massachusetts Network to End Homelessness:
The Commonwealth is preparing to launch the Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) in partnership with the Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP), the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency (MassHousing), the Massachusetts Executive Office for Administration and Finance (A&F), the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED), and the Massachusetts Division of Banks (the Division).
MHP and MassHousing will administer the program, which will cover homeowners eligible for RAFT or ERMA, and expand eligibility to households with an income less than or equal to 150% of Area Median Income (AMI). Additional details on eligibility can be found at www.mass.gov/HAF.
Starting January 2022, MA Homeowners will be directed to the MA HAF application. Homeowners who have already applied through the Housing Assistance Central Application prior to December 1 will continue to have their application processed by the RAAs or RAP Center. Further, starting January 1st, 2022, the only homeowner assistance program will be HAF, RAFT and ERMA will no longer be available for mortgage assistance.
Training sessions on December 14th and 15th.
See their full posting HERE.