Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Resources for Foreclosure Help

Foreclosure Help!

There are a lot of people struggling to find solutions that will allow them to stay in their homes. There is information and help available. Listed below are some of those agencies working in Santa Clara County to provide information, solutions and relief. You can call direct and speak to someone or go online to get a sense of what the agency is about.

The State of California Consumer Home Mortgage Information website can be found at http://www.yourhome.ca.gov/ and offers a ‘Guide to Avoiding Foreclosures’ as well as specific information on finding agencies working with foreclosure prevention. You can also contact the following agencies directly:

Consumer Credit Counseling Service –
Call (800) 540-2227 or try their website at http://www.gotdebt.org/

Neighborhood Housing -Call (408) 279-2600 or go online at http://www.nhssv.org/

Project Sentinel -Call (408) 720-9888 or go online at http://www.housing.org/

These are a few of the local resources. If you or someone you know needs help in another California county, or elsewhere in the United States, go to the HUD website to find lists of “housing counseling agencies” by state.

Foreclosures and Notices of Default reached new highs in the second quarter in Santa Clara County and in California (per Data Quick Information Systems). There are a lot of people in need of the right information and help. Let me know if you have other suggestions for people to get the kind of help they need.

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