Announcement 2018-114 - HARP Retirement

HARP Retirement will be effective January 1, 2019.

At the direction of FHFA, the Fannie Mae DU Refi PlusTM (DURP) and Freddie Mac Relief Refinance MortgageSM – Open Access (LPOA) loan programs, otherwise known as HARP, will be retired on January 1, 2019. 


Please take note of the following important dates:

  • HARP loan applications must be dated no later than December 31, 2018
  • Retail and Wholesale HARP loans must close by May 1, 2019
  • Correspondent HARP loans must be purchased by May 1, 2019