Following are legitimate programs to assist homeowners at risk of losing their homes to foreclosure.
You may also call the Homeowners Hope Hotline at 1-888-995-HOPE. This hotline is the only official hotline currently offering free foreclosure-prevention services to struggling homeowners.
FDIC via their Foreclosure Prevention webpage provides consumers helpful information via their Foreclosure Prevention Toolkit. The toolkit offers information on mortgage remodification programs, common scams and tips for detecting fraudulent deals.
Institute for Foreclosure Legal Assistance provides links to Legal Aid Societies that provide very low cost or free legal assistance to homeowners at risk of losing their homes.
Making Home Affordable is a government-sponsored program that provides mortgage refinancing and loan modification programs to homeowners at risk of losing their homes. Via their website, homeowners can learn more about the options available and can complete a self-assessment to determine whether they might be eligible for a modification or a refinance under the program. They can also connect to the Home Ownership Preservation Foundation via the toll-free Homeowners Hope Hotline by calling 1-888-995-HOPE.
National Foundation for Credit Counseling connects homeowners at risk of losing their homes to legitimate Credit Counselors who can help restructure bill payments and in turn prevent foreclosure. Call (800) 388-2227 to speak to a counselor near you.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has developed a directory of Foreclosure Avoidance Counseling Agencies. This directory provides contact information and links to local HUD approved Housing Counseling Agencies. All assistance provided by these agencies is offered free of charge.
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