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Share of mortgages in forbearance drops in June


The share of mortgage loans in forbearance decreased by five basis points in June 2023 relative to May 2023 to 0.44% from 0.49%, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) monthly Loan Monitoring Survey.

Since March 2020, mortgage servicers have provided forbearance to approximately 7.9 million borrowers and 220,000 homeowners are currently in forbearance plans.  

“Mortgage forbearance has declined because most homeowners have maintained or improved their financial health,” said Marina Walsh, the MBA’s vice president of industry analysis. “Recent reporting by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows continued job growth in June, and a 3.6% unemployment details ⇒

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