Senator unveils plan to refi 8 million underwater borrowers

A separate plan, the Home Affordable Refinance Program, which allows borrowers with loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to refinance at lower rates, has helped about 1 million homeowners.

There are currently 10.9 million borrowers who took out loans before the June 1, 2009 cut-off date, are eligible for a streamline refinancing based on pay history (no delinquencies in the past 6 months, no more than 1 in the past year) and have an incentive to refinance. There are another 3.3 million borrowers who are eligible

The government’s new plan. refinance at lower rates. But homeowners who have little equity or are underwater – meaning they owe more than the home is worth – have been largely unable to refinance,

to write down loan balances for underwater borrowers (those who owe more than their homes are worth), and to refinance still others into low-interest rate loans. These actions would mean increased.

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Obama Unveils Mortgage Plan. seven and nine million families restructure or refinance their mortgages so they can avoid foreclosure.. mortgage markets will help these borrowers to secure.

The "Merkley Mortgage" would do what many hoped HARP 3.0 would accomplish. So far, no revisions to the HARP program have been implemented since HARP 2.0 in March 2012, except for extending it to 2015. HARP has helped over 2.8 million underwater homeowners refinance into lower rates since its debut in 2009. But it has fallen short of.