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Affordable Housing Resources and Partners

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture  
www.usda.gov

 

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development  
https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD

 

The National Fair Housing Advocate Online   
www.fairhousing.com

 

Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp

 

Florida Commission on Human Relations
http://fchr.state.fl.us

 

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO)
http://www.floridajobs.org/

 

Florida Housing Coalition
www.flhousing.org

 

Florida Housing Finance Corporation
www.floridahousing.org

 

Escambia County Housing Finance Authority 
www.escambiahfa.com

 

Tallahassee Habitat for Humanity  
http://bigbendhabitat.org/

 

Capital Area Chapter/American Red Cross 
www.redcross.org/fl/tallahassee

 

Tallahassee Lenders Consortium
www.tallahasseelenders.org

List of Available Foreclosure Help

  • The Federal Government & 49 States sued the 5 largest mortgage banks in the US and last year, the banks settled for $25 billion dollars. The funding is to go toward fixing the Banks negligence in handling the mortgage crisis. Everything anyone would want and need to know can be found at: www.nationalmortgagesettlement.com.
  • www.fanniemae.com has foreclosure help for home loans purchased by them. There is a link on the website to find out if Fannie Mae owns your loan.
  • www.freddiemac.com has foreclosure help for home loans purchased by them. There is a link on the website to find out if Freddie Mac owns your loan.
  • If you are a homeowner seeking mortgage assistance, try:  www.hopeloanportal.org
  • Bank of America has Customer Assistance Centers in Tampa: 1-813-639-5374; and Orlando: 1-877-902-8740 or 407-563-7375; Ft. Lauderdale: 1877-483-6821 or 954-308-9592
  • Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America  - www.naca.com
  • National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling Program – www.findaforeclosurecounselor.org
  • Foreclosure Mediation – www.nclc.org/for-consumers/how-to-get-legal-assistance.html
  • Office of the Comptroller of the Currency – www.occ.treas.gov
  • There is also a new set of mortgage servicing guidelines that lenders must adhere to that include simple things like calling us back, not losing our paperwork when we send it in, no double dipping. Providing oversight to make sure the settlement is being carried out properly is: https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/housing/sfh/hcc
  • Legal Q & A on the subject can be found at www.myfloridalegal.com