Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac said Friday that they would suspend the eviction of owner-occupants and renters from properties going into foreclosure for another month, until Feb. 28.

Fannie's policy allows tenants and former owner-occupants with adequate income to stay in homes owned by the government-sponsored enterprise by leasing them on a month-to-month basis after foreclosure. Qualified renters and owner-occupants also may receive financial assistance to move to new housing.

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