The Real Deal Miami

Fannie Mae policy to stop tenant evictions

December 15, 2008 12:08PM

Fannie Mae is working on a national policy, to go into effect January 9, which will allow tenants to remain in their homes even if their landlord goes into foreclosure. Fannie Mae had already promised to suspend tenant evictions during the holiday season. But in Connecticut, for example, New Haven Legal Assistance, a legal aid group, said that Fannie Mae had proceeded with eviction cases, despite the pledge.