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What is the statute of limitations on a federally backed home loan?

I defaulted on a federally backed (FHA) loan in 1997. The house was sold and I assumed the bank got their money. A collection agency called today on behalf of the USDA, and told me that I owed the difference from the sale plus interest. This is the first that I heard of this in almost ten years, and I figured that if I owed the govt, they would have tracked me through my tax returns and contacted me directly if some sort of limitation has not expired…

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