Find Help for Rural Housing Foreclosure

Spotlights

Couple looking a home: Copyright iStock Photos Find Help with Foreclosure Avoidance Counseling

U.S. Housing and Urban Development.

"HUD-approved housing counseling agencies are available to provide you with the information and assistance you need to avoid foreclosure."


A rural house Tips for Avoiding Foreclosure

U.S. Housing and Urban Development.

"Are you having trouble keeping up with your mortgage payments? Have you received a notice from your lender asking you to contact them?" Find resources to help here.


Rural house with mother and child Making Home Affordable

US Treasury. Housing and Urban Development.

"Making Home Affordable Program includes opportunities to modify or refinance your mortgage to make your monthly payments more affordable. It also includes the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program for homeowners who are interested in a short sale or deed-in-lieu of foreclosure."


A brown house Foreclosure Resources for Consumers

The Federal Reserve Board.

"If you are having difficulty making your mortgage payment, one of the most important things you can do is seek assistance. The following resources provide information and links to agencies and organizations that may be able to help you."


Hispanic family DebtAdvice.org

National Foundation for Credit Counseling.

"The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) has stepped up its counseling and education efforts in communities across the country to assist homeowners who are in danger of losing their homes."


Family photograph of parents with a child Homeowner's Hope

Homeownership Preservation Foundation.

"If you feel like you may be in danger of facing foreclosure, the time to call 888-995-HOPE is now - Homeowner's HOPE™, a counseling service provided by the Homeownership Preservation Foundation, can work with you to find a solution."


A brick house Saving Your Home From Foreclosure

Consumer Action. Housing Information Project.

A report from the Housing Information website, a project of Consumer Action."If you are faced with foreclosure, you can work to save your home-or at least limit the financial damage caused by foreclosure-if you understand your options and take the appropriate steps."


Home in need of repairs Subprime and Predatory Lending in Rural America (PDF | 297 KB)

Carsey Institute.

"Mortgage lending practices that can trap low-income rural people."