Bulletin 2020-090 California Wildfires (DR-4558-CA) – Glass Fire in Napa and Sonoma

Update to California Wildfires (DR-4558-CA)

FEMA Declared Disaster in California

 

Effective immediately, NewRez is pausing the purchase of loans in certain zip codes in Napa and Sonoma Counties. A new fire called the Glass Fire is impacting these counties that were previously included in the FEMA declaration, California Wildfires (DR-4558-CA), dated August 22, 2020. This declaration has an incident date of August 14, 2020. No incident end date has been declared at this time.

 

Please note that this announcement overrides those previous announcements regarding DR-4558 as it pertains to Napa and Sonoma Counties.

 

Zip Codes Ineligible for Purchase

 

Effective immediately, NewRez is pausing the purchase of loans in certain zip codes in Napa County and Sonoma County, which have been identified and designated for Individual Assistance from FEMA.

 

The following table lists the zip codes currently ineligible for purchase for Conventional, FHA, VA and USDA loans.

 

County

Zip Codes Ineligible for Purchase

Napa

· 94508

· 94515

· 94558

· 94567

· 94574

· 94576

Sonoma

· 95404

· 95405

· 95409

· 95452

 

Purchases Eligible in the Following Zip Codes

 

The following zip codes will remain eligible, and will require either an inspection or appraisal, or Borrower’s Attestation or Veteran’s Certification as noted below. Refer to Chapter 15, Disaster Policy, for full details.

 

Conventional Loans

 

The following zip codes by county will require an inspection or appraisal for conventional loans, as applicable.

 

County

Zip Codes Eligible for Purchase
with Inspection or Appraisal per the Disaster Policy

Napa

· 94599

 

 

Sonoma

· 95419

· 95421

· 95425

· 95430

· 95436

· 95441

· 95446

· 95448

· 95465

· 95471

· 95472

· 95492

· 95497


The following zip codes by county will not require an appraisal or inspection for conventional loans, but will still require:

 

  • Borrower attestation, signed and dated, that there is no damage and they agree to the closing and funding of the loan
  • Evidence of acceptable insurance policy in place

 

County

Zip Codes Eligible for Purchase with Borrower’s Attestation

Napa

· 94503

· 94559

 

Sonoma

· 94515

· 94923

· 94927

· 94928

· 94931

· 94951

· 94952

· 94953

· 94954

· 94955

· 94972

· 94975

· 94999

· 95401

· 95402

· 95403

· 95406

· 95407

· 95408

· 95412

· 95419

· 95422

· 95431

· 95433

· 95439

· 95442

· 95444

· 95450

· 95462

· 95465

· 95472

· 95473

· 95476

· 95480

· 95486

· 95487

· 95497

 

VA Loans

 

The following zip codes by county will require an inspection or appraisal for VA loans, as applicable.

 

County

Zip Codes Eligible for Purchase
with Inspection or Appraisal per the Disaster Policy

Napa

· 94599

 

 

Sonoma

· 95419

· 95421

· 95425

· 95430

· 95436

· 95441

· 95446

· 95448

· 95465

· 95471

· 95472

· 95492

· 95497

 

The following zip codes by county will not require an appraisal or inspection for VA loans, but will still require:

 

  • Veteran’s Certification, signed and dated:
  • I have inspected the property located at ____________and find its condition now to be acceptable to me. I understand that I will not be charged for any disaster‐related expenses and now wish to close the loan.
  • Evidence of acceptable insurance policy in place

 

County

Zip Codes Eligible for Purchase with Veteran’s Certification

Napa

· 94503

· 94559

 

Sonoma

· 94515

· 94923

· 94927

· 94928

· 94931

· 94951

· 94952

· 94953

· 94954

· 94955

· 94972

· 94975

· 94999

· 95401

· 95402

· 95403

· 95406

· 95407

· 95408

· 95412

· 95419

· 95422

· 95431

· 95433

· 95439

· 95442

· 95444

· 95450

· 95462

· 95465

· 95472

· 95473

· 95476

· 95480

· 95486

· 95487

· 95497

 

FHA Loans

 

Purchases are eligible in the following zip codes and an inspection or appraisal will be required for FHA loans in accordance with Chapter 15, Disaster Policy, as applicable.

 

County

Zip Codes Eligible for Purchase
with Inspection or Appraisal per the Disaster Policy

Napa

· 94503

· 94599

· 94559

· 94599

Sonoma

· 94515

· 94923

· 94927

· 94928

· 94931

· 94951

· 94952

· 94953

· 94954

· 94955

· 94972

· 94975

· 94999

· 95401

· 95402

· 95403

· 95406

· 95407

· 95408

· 95412

· 95419

· 95421

· 95422

· 95425

· 95430

· 95431

· 95433

· 95436

· 95439

· 95441

· 95442

· 95444

· 95446

· 95448

· 95450

· 95462

· 95465

· 95471

· 95472

· 95473

· 95476

· 95480

· 95486

· 95487

· 95492

· 95497

 

USDA Loans

 

Purchases are eligible in the following zip codes and an inspection or appraisal will be required for USDA loans in accordance with Chapter 15, Disaster Policy, as applicable.

 

County

Zip Codes Eligible for Purchase
with Inspection or Appraisal per the Disaster Policy

Napa

· 94503

· 94599

· 94559

· 94599

Sonoma

· 94515

· 94923

· 94927

· 94928

· 94931

· 94951

· 94952

· 94953

· 94954

· 94955

· 94972

· 94975

· 94999

· 95401

· 95402

· 95403

· 95406

· 95407

· 95408

· 95412

· 95419

· 95421

· 95422

· 95425

· 95430

· 95431

· 95433

· 95436

· 95439

· 95441

· 95442

· 95444

· 95446

· 95448

· 95450

· 95462

· 95465

· 95471

· 95472

· 95473

· 95476

· 95480

· 95486

· 95487

· 95492

· 95497

 

As with all disasters, the affected areas are not definitively confirmed until FEMA formally designates such areas, which occurs following the completion of the incident and an assessment of the damage. As a result, we will continue to monitor FEMA announcements for impacted areas in order to update any additional impacted counties.