995Hope Renters

Can’t Pay Your Rent? Explore Rental Assistance and Housing Counseling Resources

Rental Assistance Resources It can be a confusing time now that COVID rental protections have ended.  While 995 HOPE does not directly administer rental assistance programs or offer financial support to renters, we suggest people use the following resources to research rental assistance options.  Find rental assistance programs in your state. https://www.hud.gov/states  U.S. Treasury directory [...]
995Hope Housing Relief

How to Get on Solid Ground after Housing Relief Ends

If it feels like mortgage and renter’s relief extensions are a “moving target” it’s because that’s the reality we’ve been experiencing for a year and a half. COVID-era programs have been ongoing to help consumers with rental relief through the Emergency Rental Assistance and now homeowners via the Homeowner Assistance Funds, as well as forbearance/and [...]
Homeowners & Renter Relief

Looking Ahead as Homeowners & Renter Relief Expires – Get Trusted Guidance for Your Options

COVID-era mortgage forbearance relief and renter protection programs are set to end in the upcoming months. Even if the federal government extends the relief programs, it’s key to understand how to get back on track with your monthly mortgage or rent payments. Depending on how challenging the financial situation, it can be confusing to understand [...]

Why Renters and Homeowners Should Act Now, Before a Crisis

Owning a home is a goal for many of us. But what do we do when we face unexpected challenges and that goal is derailed? As the pandemic continues to challenge household finances, the recent extension of eviction and foreclosure moratoriums on Federally or Government Sponsored Enterprise backed mortgages (FHA, VA, USDA, Fannie Mae and […]