The Foreclosure Crisis
The unprecedented rise in residential foreclosure has affected owners, tenants and theneighborhoods in which large numbers of foreclosures are taking place. The pages in this sectionprovide an overview of the impact of foreclosure on tenants and neighborhoods. More specificinformation is available on foreclosures of
rural single family homes
financed by the Department ofAgriculture and the impact of foreclosure on
Section 8 HousingChoice Voucher Program (HCVP) and Project-Based Section 8 tenants
Foreclosure Avoidance Counseling
Foreclosure Avoidance Counseling has a list of HUD-approved counseling agencies that may provideassistance regarding the Making Home Affordable programs.
Guide to Avoiding Foreclosure
Making Home Affordable
Department of Treasury webpage.
Making Home Affordable, Help for America’s Homeowners
A website sponsored by HUD and the Department of Treasury in conjunction with FinancialStability.gov.
Making Home Affordable
Fannie Mae webpage.
Freddie Mac webpage.
Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)
Regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
National Consumer Law Center
Information on foreclosure prevention and predatory mortgage lending.
National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
Information on homelessness and the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program(HPRP), through Homelessness Wiki resource.
California Reinvestment Coalition
Information on predatory lending and California foreclosure crisis.
Center for Responsible Lending
Articles on mortgage lending and related foreclosure issues.
Housing and Economic Rights Advocates
Information on predatory lending and tenants’ rights in foreclosure in California.
Institute for Foreclosure Legal Assistance
The Institute, a project of the Center for Responsible Lending is managed by the National Associationof Consumer Advocates. This site cross references to a number of organizations that provideinformation and assistance regarding homeowners facing foreclosure.
National Association of Consumer Advocates
Information on predatory lending.
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