The Servicing Guide is organized into parts that reflect how lenders generally categorize various
aspects of their business relationship with Fannie Mae. To begin browsing, select from any of the
sections below. You may also download the entire Servicing Guide in PDF format.
What are the property preservation requirements for fences/gates and locks for securing a pool, hot tub or spa?
If the property has a pool, hot tub and/or spa, the servicer must ensure the pool, hot tub and/or spa are covered and the fence, lanai and/or gate are intact, secured with a padlock, and are a minimum of four feet high. Refer to Pool Covers and Fence Repair within this section for further details and allowable usage.