-Hope Now – Support and Guidance for Home Owners
Hope Now is an alliance of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development approved counseling agents, servicers, investors and other mortgage market participants that provide free foreclosure prevention assistance. Need Urgent Help call HOPE NOW 1-888-995-HOPE. Also after using the site if you find that your mortgage company is not listed, please call the Homeowner’s HOPE Hot-line at 888-995-HOPE (4673)
Weatherization Assistance Program
-http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/weatherization/ Get your home weatherized for free if you qualify.
Making Home Affordable
If your mortgage is owned by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, you may be eligible for a Home Affordable Refinance to take advantage of lower interest rates. Your mortgage company can tell you who owns your loan. Find their contact information here. You can also contact Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac directly by clicking on the links below.
Fannie Mae – 1-800-7FANNIE (8am to 8pm EST)www.fanniemae.com/loanlookup
1-800-FREDDIE (8am to 8pm EST) www.freddiemac.com/mymortgage
After finding out that your mortgage is owned or guaranteed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, see if you are eligible for a Home Affordable Refinance by clicking the links below.
Report Lending Discrimination to HUD
If you believe you have experienced discrimination based on race, gender, national origin, or another reason, contact HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at 1-800-669-9777.
Call 1-888-995-HOPE (4673) to learn about Making Home Affordable and to speak with a HUD-approved housing counselor for free. If you are having difficulties working with your mortgage company, ask for “MHA Help”.
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