March 7, 2013

HUD Marks National Consumer Protection Week

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Looking for a housing counselor or want to learn more about your fair housing rights?  The answer may be on your smart phone or tablet!  Recently, HUD launched two new mobile apps designed to help consumers learn about and enforce their housing rights and how to get the help they need from hundreds of HUD-approved […]

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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 3, 2011

What’s the “H”?

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I like to think that the “H” in HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development) not only stands for housing, but for help: Helping consumers make important decisions about their housing needs or informing them about programs here at HUD.   As we approach National Consumer Week, (March 6-12) a campaign that encourages consumers nationwide to take […]

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