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After Foreclosure: How to Get a Fresh Start Guide
Please find attached a guide for persons who have experienced foreclosure and next steps toward rebuilding your credit and stability. This guide was developed by Michigan State University.
PDF download available in two parts.
Foreclosure Intervention: Advice and Resources
This guide provides resources for those facing foreclosure and how to request a loan modification or other loan resolution and housing counseling agencies that may be able to assist you.
Foreclosure Resources: Who to Call for Help
For the basics on understanding foreclsoure, visit: https://www.usa.gov/foreclosure The Making Home Affordable (MHA) program provides help, including free counselors for advice and assistance...
How to Obtain a Foreclosure Review
Federal banking regulators have launched a foreclosure review process. Certain current or former homeowners who were the victims of abuses or errors by mortgage servicers will be eligible for...
How to Report Your Lender
Idaho Legal Aid Services Fair Lending Project: How To File A Complaint Against Your Lender The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency or (OCC) is an arm of the United States...
HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agencies
HUD sponsors housing counseling agencies throughout the country that can provide advice on buying a home, renting, defaults, foreclosures, and credit issues. This page allows you to select a list...
HUD Guide to Avoiding Foreclosure
Whether you're in foreclosure now or worried about it in the future, we have information that can help...
IHFA's Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling Packet
Mortgage Fraud and Foreclosure
Your home is likely your most valuable asset, and you have an interest in maintaining ownership, protecting your equity and preserving your credit rating. This manual describes how you can better...
NCLC's Homeowner Rights During Covid-19 Pandemic
The National Consumer Law Center, Inc. has created a free chapter on Homeowner Rights During the Covid-19 Pandemic. This Chapter covers issues such as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Federal Housing...
Problemas de Ejecución de Casa
Idaho Legal Aid Services puede ofrecerle servicios a propietarios de casa quienes están pasando por problemas de ejecución de casa. Este programa no es disponible para inquilinos. No podemos...
Protecting Your Home Module (English and Spanish (Espanol))
Below is a module created by Idaho Legal Aid Services related to common legal issues surrounding seniors or the elderly and protecting their home in relation to issues...
Protecting Your Rights Before and After Foreclosure
This brochure provides information on how to protect your rights before and after a foreclosure.
Request for Information on Escrow Accounts Template
Please find attached a template letter that you can use to request information from your mortgage servicer for information regarding escrow accounts if your mortgage loan is currently in...
Resource Guide for Foreclosure Recovery
The Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and San Francisco created A Resource Guide for Foreclosure Recovery to help persons undergoing foreclosure prepare for the recovery process.
Tips for Avoiding Predatory Lending and Foreclosure
A predatory mortgage is a needlessly expensive home loan that provides no financial benefit to the borrower in return for the extra costs. In many cases, homeowners are deceived about the loan's...
Resources and information related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including protections under the CARES Act, evictions, unemployment benefits, garnishment of wages, etc.
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