Announcement 21-0032: FEMA Disaster Declaration for California Wildfires

Overview

Due to damage from wildfires in California, FEMA has declared the following counties a disaster.

Incident Period: Jul 14, 2021 and Continuing

StateFEMA Disaster DeclarationCounties
CaliforniaAugust 24, 2021Lassen, Nevada, Placer and Plumas

Re-Inspection by Product Type

If your loan is …A re-inspection is required …Under these circumstances …
FHA Full DocYesIf the original appraisal inspection date was prior to the Incident Period End Date – Continuing**.
FHA StreamlineNoNot applicable
VA Full Doc and IRRRLYesIf the loan was not closed (signed) prior to the Declaration Date of 8/24/21.
USDA Full Doc and Streamline AssistYesIf the original appraisal inspection date was prior to the Incident Period End Date – Continuing**.
Conventional* and Non AgencyYesIf the original appraisal inspection date was prior to the Incident Period End Date – Continuing**.

*If an appraisal was not required due to a property inspection waiver (PIW), an inspection report will still be required.

**In cases where FEMA has not yet issued an Incident End Date and the disaster is “Continuing”, the earliest CMS will permit a re-inspection is a minimum of 14 calendar days from the Incident Period Start Date.

For further guidance and loan property requirements refer to the Declared Disaster Policy published on carringtoncorrespondent.com.

Contacts

Please contact CorrespondentRM@carringtonms.com with any questions.

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