HAMP redefaults approaching 50%

Administration's 'Housing Scorecard' sees price stabilization as a positive

Nearly half of the 1.3 million homeowners who have accepted loan modifications under the Home Affordable Modification Program have washed out of the program, according to the latest report from the Treasury Department.

At the end of July, there were 421,804 homeowners enrolled in permanent HAMP loan modifications, and another 255,934 borrowers in active trial loan modifications.