The servicer of HUD Section 184 mortgage loan that Fannie Mae held in its portfolio or that was in a special servicing option pool must file the application for mortgage loan guarantee benefits on Fannie Mae’s behalf to ensure the claim settlement check is sent directly to Fannie Mae. The servicer must follow the procedures in Filing an MI Claim for a Section 184 Mortgage Loan in F-1-06, Filing an MI Claim for a Liquidated Mortgage Loan or Acquired Property, when the claim must be filed on behalf of Fannie Mae.
The servicer of a HUD Section 184 mortgage loan that is in a regular servicing option MBS pool must make Fannie Mae whole when it assigns the mortgage to HUD. Therefore, it must file the application for loan guarantee benefits in its own name.
For more information please see: E-4.5-05: Filing MI Claims for HUD Section 184 Mortgage Loans