Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

Veteran borrowers who are called up to active duty may be able to request relief pursuant to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). SCRA is intended to ease the economic and legal burdens on military personnel during their active service.  In order to qualify for certain protections available under the Act, the borrower must request protection under the Act, and the loan must have originated prior to the current period of active military service.  SCRA may provide for a lower interest rate, or prevent foreclosure or eviction up to nine months from period of military service.  If you have questions about SCRA, you can either contact your lender directly, or reach a trained VA counselor at your nearest VA Regional Loan Center toll-free at (877) 827-3702

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