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Welcome to the Mortgage Translations clearinghouse, an easy-to-use collection of translated documents and tools to assist lenders, servicers, housing counselors, and others in helping ​mortgage borrowers who have limited English proficiency​ (LEP). Created by FHFA, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac in collaboration with industry, consumer, and government partners, the Mortgage Translations clearinghouse contains resources such as translated documents, borrower education materials, a standardized glossary of mortgage terms, and more.

The site contains documents and resources in English, Spanish, traditional Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Tagalog. See the Language Access Multi-Year Plan (published May 2018) for more details.​​​​

* UPDATE: On October 26, 2021, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac added the Supplementary Consumer Information Form (SCIF) (Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac 1103) in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Tagalog. Formerly the Voluntary Consumer Information Form (VCIF), the SCIF helps industry professionals collect borrower information with standardized questions about homeownership education, housing counseling, and language preference. 

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This Mortgage Translations clearinghouse is intended to serve as a resource for institutions serving consumers with limited proficiency in English. The material presented is for informational purposes only. This information may include third-party resources or content. In providing a centralized location for relevant materials and information as part of the Mortgage Translations clearinghouse, FHFA relies upon third parties for the content of such materials and information. FHFA does not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of this third-party information. FHFA is not liable for any inaccuracies in translated materials or misunderstandings due to language usage or dialect.

Last updated:  October 26, 2021

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