May 2011

Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009

This publication is a part of:

Collection: Comptroller’s Handbook

Series: Consumer Compliance


This booklet addresses the protections for tenants at risk of eviction because of foreclosure on the properties they occupy. The tenant protections apply to foreclosures on federally related mortgage loans or on any dwellings or residential real properties.


This booklet applies to the OCC's supervision of national banks and federal savings associations. For statutes, regulations, and guidance referenced in this booklet, consult those sources to determine applicability to federal savings associations. References to national banks in this booklet also generally apply to federal branches and agencies of foreign banking organizations. Refer to 12 USC 3102(b) and the "Federal Branches and Agencies Supervision" booklet of the Comptroller's Handbook for more information.