Understanding the New Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program (HAFA)
Here is a link to a great article from RISMEDIA which is a great source of real estate news. Click for article by Jeff Lischer.
On November 30, 2009, the Treasury Department released guidelines and forms for its new Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program (HAFA), which will help homeowners who are unable to retain their home under the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). Under HAFA, a borrower (the current owner) may be able to avoid foreclosure by completing a short sale or a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure (DIL).