Freddie Mac & Fannie Mae To Take A Break From Evicting During The Holidays

There are few things as depressing as having your house taken away from you on Christmas Eve, so the people at Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are issuing a brief moratorium on evicting people from foreclosed properties during the holiday season.

In a statement on its site, F.Mac said it won’t be evicting anyone from any occupied single family and 2-4 unit properties with Freddie Mac mortgages between Dec. 20 and Jan. 3.

“If the property is occupied, our foreclosure attorneys will suspend the eviction to provide a greater measure of certainty to families during the holidays,” said a biggie at Freddie.

While Fannie Mae hasn’t announced specific dates, it has confirmed to the Associated Press that it will be calling for a similar break.

Freddie Mac Suspends Evictions From December 20 to January 3, 2011 [Freddie Mac]

Happy holidays: Freddie Mac halts home evictions for the holidays [NY Daily News]