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Renters have rights, but as homes are foreclosed tenants can feel helpless. You should feel empowered, though, because you cannot be pushed around. See the KBOI TV news video here. By Tami Tremblay - KBOI TV Boise
Washington, DC -- Requests by low-income Americans for help with foreclosure and unemployment problems are increasing, officials at the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) said at a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing today on LSC's budget request for Fiscal Year 2011... Read More...
Before you buy a home, attend a home ownership education course offered by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-approved, non-profit counseling agencies. Interview several real estate professionals (agents), and ask for and check references before you select one to help you buy or sell a home. Get information about the prices of other homes in the neighborhood. Do not be fooled into paying too much.
If you have a fair housing issue or a predatory lending question, the following resources are available: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 1-800-669-9777, or (TDD) 1-800-927-9275, or on the web at www.hud.gov Intermountain Fair Housing Council (208) 383-0695 in Boise calling area, or statewide toll-free 1-800-717-0695
Find out about: Legal Help Fair Housing Housing Discrimination Legal Help Find the nearest Idaho Legal Aid Services office To find more information about Idaho laws and ways to help yourself:
All of the Idaho Legal Aid Services' (ILAS) offices may be able to provide the following kinds of help with housing issues: eviction, 3-day notices repairs discrimination mobile homes fair housing violations public housing In order to be eligible, you must be the following: a low-income household a tenant still living in the residence Some exceptions are:
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