Homeowner Education Learning Program (H.E.L.P.)
The H.E.L.P. organization provides education and guidance for homeowners facing foreclosure as well as those looking to purchase a home. For more information please attend a class or visit the Free Homeownership website.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources
Uncertain economic times can bring unexpected financial issues for many-ranging from higher household expenses to missed mortgage payments and, in some instances, job layoff. Contact your lenders and household utility and service providers to discuss your situation. There are many free resources available.
Here are a few websites with resources that can help you:
Guide to Lenders: Provides information on lenders, rates, types of loans available, and loan calculators
Keep Your Home, California: Helpful information and links if you are considering buying a home, or if you already own a home, or have a mortgage and may be experiencing difficulty in keeping your payments current
My Money: Website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education
Federal Trade Commission: This site has information for you, whether you’re shopping for a mortgage or auto loan, checking the accuracy of your credit report, dealing with debt collectors, or looking for ways to protect your personal financial information