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Timeline of bankruptcy events

 
What happens before, during and after bankruptcy
 
30monthsChapter 7: FHA-insured mortgage
 
Two years after discharge; consumers are eligible.
Eligible after a year if the consumer shows he or she is responsible with his or her financial affairs, the bankruptcy was caused by circumstances beyond his or her control and that the circumstances are not likely to happen again.
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