Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act (PTFA)

Protects tenants who are living in homes subject to foreclosure.

On May 20, 2009, President Obama signed the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009, Public Law 111-22. Included in the public law is the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act (PTFA), which provides protections for tenants, including tenants in housing subsidized by Section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, who are living in homes subject to foreclosure.

NOTE: The PTFA expired on December 31, 2014.

Authority: 
US Federal
Citation: 
Pub. L. No. 111-22, 123 Stat. 1632 (2009).