Helpful Sites for Struggling Renters, Homeowners

Nov 10, 2014

If you're facing foreclosure and need additional help with understanding your options, please visit the following websites.

The American Bar Association at – a guide to find legal resources in your state.

Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Consumer Resources

Ginnie Mae – Buy vs. Rent Calculator

Hardest Hit Fund – offers innovative measures to help families stay in their homes or otherwise avoid foreclosure in states that have been hit hard by the housing crisis and economic distress.

The – provides step-by-step information on how to become financially literate.

Homeownership Preservation Foundation – an independent nonprofit that provides financial education and counseling by HUD-approved counselors dedicated to helping homeowners.

HOPE NOW™ – an alliance between mortgage companies, counselors and other HUD-approved mortgage market participants that provides free foreclosure prevention assistance. | Find Rental Assistance

HUD: Guide to Avoiding Foreclosure – offers information to help you if you're facing foreclosure.

Loan Scam Alert – highlights some common scams today's homeowners need to look out for.

Making Home Affordable – provides an overview of the federal government's programs for helping troubled homeowners.

National Foundation for Credit Counseling – provides high-quality financial education and counseling services.

NeighborWorks® America – offers resources for foreclosure prevention professionals.

National Consumer Law Center – provides steps that advocates can take to help prevent foreclosure.

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