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HUD 203(b) Mortgage Loan

What is HUD 203(b) Mortgage Loan?

HUD 203(b) mortgage loan is a HUD insured mortgage loan secured by a single family principal residence.
What It Means
The loans are not issued directly by HUD; instead they are issued by a mortgage lender while HUD provides the mortgage insurance. The HUD insurance protects the lender against default from the borrower. The mortgage insurance is provided through Federal Housing Administration (FHA), which a division within HUD.
Other Names
HUD 203(b) Mortgage Loan; 203(b) Mortgage Loan; Basic Home Mortgage Loan 203(b)

Related Terms

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