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HB-1-3550 DLOS Field Office Handbook

HB-2-3550 DLOS Centralized Service Center

HB-1-3560 MFH Loan Origination Handbook

HB-2-3560 MFH Asset Management Handbook

HB-3-3560 MFH Project Servicing Handbook

HB-1-3565 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program Origination and Servicing Handbook

Application Information Systems Support Handbook

HB-1-3550 DLOS Field Office - Contents

A consolidated version of the handbook is available.  HB-1-3550 is a large document and may take sometime to load. 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Overview

Chapter 2 Overview of Section 502

Chapter 3 Application Processing

Chapter 4 Borrower Eligibility

Chapter 5 Property Requirements

Chapter 6 Underwriting The Loan

Chapter 7 Escrow, Taxes, and Insurance

Chapter 8 Loan Approval and Closing

Chapter 9 Special Situations

Chapter 10 Leveraged Loan

Chapter 11 Nonprogram Loan

Chapter 12 Section 504 Loans and Grants

Chapter 13 Servicing Functions

Chapter 14  [Reserved]

Chapter 15 Managing Custodial and REO Property

Chapter 16 Disposing of REO Property

Glossary

Acronyms

Appendix 1

Appendix 2 - 14

Appendix 6 - Interest Rates

Appendix 15

Appendix 16

Direct Loan & Grant Income Limits

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HB-2-3550 DLOS Centralized Service Center - Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Overview

Chapter 2 Regular Servicing

Chapter 3 Escrow, Taxes, and Insurance

Chapter 4 Payment Subsidies and Income Determinations

Chapter 5 Special Servicing

Chapter 6 Liquidation and Acquisition

Chapter 7 Special Collection

Acronyms

Glossary

Appendix 1

Appendix 2 - 5

Direct Loan & Grant Income Limits  

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HB-1-3560 MFH Loan Origination Handbook

A consolidated version of the handbook is available.  HB-1-3560 is a large document and may take sometime to load. 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 MFH Programs and the Origination Process

Chapter 3 Property Requirements

Chapter 4 NOFA and Initial Application Process

Chapter 5 Processing Final Applications - Stage 2

Chapter 6 Participating with Other Funding Sources

Chapter 7 Security Requirements

Chapter 8 Loan Closing and Project Lease-Up

Chapter 9 Project Construction

Chapter 10 Subsequent Loans and Loans for Final Payments

Chapter 11 Special Property Types

Chapter 12 Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants

Appendix 1 7 CFR part 3560

Appendix 2 7 CFR part 11

Appendix 3 Forms Referenced in this Handbook

Appendix 4 Handbook Letters

HB-2-3560 MFH Asset Management Handbook

A consolidated version of the handbook is available.  HB-2-3560 is a large document and may take sometime to load. 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 MFH Programs and Asset Management

Chapter 3 Property Management

Chapter 4 Fiancial Management

Chapter 5 Project Physical Conditions

Chapter 6 Project Occupancy

Chapter 7 Rent, Shelter Costs, and Utility Allowances

Chapter 8 Rental Subsidies

Chapter 9 Agency Monitoring

Appendix 1 7 CFR part 3560

Appendix 2 7 CFR part 11

Appendix 3 Forms Referenced in this Handbook

Appendix 4 Handbook Letters

Appendix 5 Civil Rights Laws’ Accessibility Requirements That Apply to the Multi-Family Housing (MFH) Program

HB-3-3560 MFH Project Servicing Handbook

A consolidated version of the handbook is available.  HB-3-3560 is a large document and may take sometime to load. 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 MFH Programs and Loan Servicing

Chapter 3 Automated Systems

Chapter 4 Account Servicing

Chapter 5 Ownership and Organization Changes

Chapter 6 Determination of Project Suitability

Chapter 7 Transfers of Project Ownership

Chapter 8 Security Restructuring Requests

Chapter 9 Unauthorized Assistance

Chapter 10 Compliance Violations, Defaults, and Work-Out Agreements

Chapter 11 Loan Restructuring

Chapter 12 Account Liquidation

Chapter 13 Other Special Cases

Chapter 14 Management and Disposal of Real Estate Owned Property

Chapter 15 Project Preservation

Appendix 1 7 CFR part 3560

Appendix 2 7 CFR part 11

Appendix 3 Forms Referenced in this Handbook

Appendix 4 Handbook Letters

HB-1-3565 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program Origination and Servicing Handbook

A consolidated version of the handbook is available.  HB-1-3565 is a large document and may take sometime to load. 

Cover Page

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Overview

Chapter 2 Lender Eligibility and Approval

Chapter 3 Lender Underwriting

Chapter 4 Loan Guarantee Application Processing

Chapter 5 Construction Requirements

Chapter 6 Program Fees

Chapter 7 Servicing Permanent Loans

Chapter 8 Property Management

Chapter 9 Insurance Requirements

Chapter 10 Claims

Chapter 11 Environmental Requirements

Chapter 12 Secondary Market

Glossary

Appendix 1 7 CFR Part 3565

Appendix 2 List of Forms

Last Revision 09/03/08