Borrowings by members of the Federal Home Loan Bank System increased 25.8% in the first quarter driven by COVID-19-related volatility. On the other end, the FHLBanks reported a huge drop in combined earnings with the San Francisco FHLB incurring a first-quarter loss. Read More
Borrowers now have the option of simply deferring any forborne payments to the end of their mortgage. In effect, this would work like an interest-free second mortgage, and would become due when the house is sold or the loan is refinanced.