FHA INFO #18-04: Newly Redesigned ECLASS and EVARS Web-Based Applications Announced

Investor Update
January 26, 2018

Today, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced that it recently launched newly redesigned and enhanced Electronic Courses on Loss Mitigation and Servicing System (ECLASS) and the Extensions and Variances Automated Requests System (EVARS) web applications.

ECLASS is a portal to self-paced, online training for FHA-approved servicers, FHA-approved housing counseling agencies (HCA), and other non-profit housing counseling agencies. Our ECLASS web-based registration portal provides more opportunities for servicers/lenders and HCAs to easily self-enroll in the FHA National Servicing Center’s self-paced,
online, and onsite training, and is accessible 24x7.

EVARS is a web-based application that gives servicers the ability to request Extensions of Time and Variances related to FHA-insured Title II forward loans.

The updated web-based applications first became available to users on January 16, 2018.

Quick Links


  • Contact the FHA Resource Center:
  • Visit our online knowledge base to obtain answers to frequently asked questions 24/7 at:
  • E-mail the FHA Resource Center at: answers@hud.gov. Emails and phone messages will be responded to during
    normal hours of operation, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (Eastern), Monday through Friday on all non-Federal holidays.
  • Call 1-800-CALL-FHA (1-800-225-5342). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may reach this number by
    calling the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

Source: HUD (FHA INFO #18-04 full version)


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