June 5, 2013

Rebuilding the Middle Class and the American Dream

June is Homeownership Month, a time to celebrate something that’s central to this thing we call ‘the American Dream.’  As our nation continues to recover from the housing crisis, we also must reflect on ways to promote responsible and sustainable homeownership. Perhaps then it’s only right that the theme of this Homeownership Month is Rebuilding […]

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April 5, 2013

New Initiatives Connect Homeowners to Foreclosure Prevention Programs

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Crossed posted from WhiteHouse.gov This week, the Administration announced three new housing initiatives aimed at building on our efforts to connect struggling homeowners to the Administration’s foreclosure prevention programs. Our goal is to ensure that responsible Americans who qualify for federal mortgage assistance have the necessary information to benefit from the programs available to help […]

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March 8, 2012

HUD Announces Anti-Scam Campaign During National Consumer Protection Week

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Did you know that bogus mortgage modification schemes made the Better Business Bureau’s list of “Top 10 Scams of 2011?”  To mark National Consumer Protection Week, HUD is launching the second phase of “Know it. Avoid it. Report It.”, an anti-scam prevention campaign designed to educate consumers on loan modification and foreclosure scams. Con artists […]

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March 2, 2012

Honoring Our Champions of Change

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Yesterday, in Los Angeles, the White House, HUD and Neighborworks honored eleven housing counselors and HUD-approved organizations for their tireless efforts in their communities.  Since the beginning of the housing crisis, housing counselors have been on the front lines battling against foreclosure and educating their communities on their housing rights. One of the Champions recognized […]

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March 23, 2011

Facing Foreclosure with Facts

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These days as families struggle with their finances, many will look to the faith-based community for answers because they don’t know where else to turn. For this reason, it ‘s imperative that those of us at HUD equip faith based leaders with the information and resources they need to assist families facing foreclosure. Today, HUD’s […]

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