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Homes and Community Renewal

Helpful Online Resources for All Homeowners

There are many resources on the web for homeowners having trouble paying their mortgage. Below are sites and specific pages that can offer assistance on a range of topics, from budgeting to the federal government's Making Home Affordable program.

Find a Housing or Foreclosure Counselor

Find a housing counseling or legal service providers in New York State:
www.dfs.ny.gov/consumer/mortg_nys_np_counseling_agencies.htm

Find a nonprofit foreclosure counselor by state or zip:
www.findaforeclosurecounselor.org

Free foreclosure counseling is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week:
www.995hope.org or 1-888-995-HOPE

NeighborWorks America's foreclosure resources:
nw.org/network/foreclosure/default.asp

National Foundation for Credit Counseling:
www.nfcc.org or 1-800-388-2227

HUD-approved housing counseling agencies in New York State:
www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/fc/index.cfm?webListAction=search&searchstate=NY&filterSvc=dfc or call 1-800-569-4287

Last updated on 05/10/13