995 Hope February 18, 2021 No Comments

GreenPath and Homeownership Preservation Foundation Help COVID-19 Affected Homeowners Avoid Foreclosure

National nonprofit assists thousands of homeowners unable to make mortgage payments and uncertain about forbearance protections. Read Full Announcement > FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (February 18, 2021) –  GreenPath Financial Wellness, a national nonprofit that provides financial counseling and debt management services and its affiliate, Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF) that provides housing counseling services, helped 19,500 borrowers experiencing  COVID-19 and […]

995 Hope August 13, 2020 No Comments

Alternatives to Foreclosure

Are you behind on mortgage payments? If you’re behind or concerned about making your mortgage payment, it is helpful to call and speak to a counselor who can assist you with your lender to determine your options. The thought of foreclosure can be stressful. To manage that stress, be proactive and talk with a counselor [...]
995 Hope August 13, 2020 No Comments

Foreclosure Prevention Scams

If you are or believe you may be the victim of a foreclosure prevention scam, please call us at 888-995-HOPE™ (4673) and report it. Our team is trained specifically to handle scam cases and can report the fraudulent parties to officials. We can file a formal complaint on your behalf. You can also help us [...]
995 Hope August 13, 2020 No Comments

Foreclosure Prevention

Can't Make a Mortgage Payment? When you call the Homeowner’s HOPE® Hotline at 888-995-HOPE (4673), foreclosure prevention specialists work with you to develop a comprehensive action plan specifically tailored to your unique financial circumstances. Many homeowners become financially stressed due to job losses, health crises, rising interest rates, victimization by fraudsters, overwhelming debt loads or other unexpected [...]
P.T. Phan August 23, 2021 No Comments

Mortgage Calculators

Use these mortgage calculators to help make decisions such as: How much money should I borrow? How much will I pay in interest? How much will I pay each month? How much do I need to save? 995Hope has a number of free online calculators you can use to calculate loan payments, see if your [...]
995 Hope August 18, 2021 No Comments

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 [...]
995 Hope July 9, 2021 No Comments

What to Know about Loan Modification

An estimated 2.2 million homeowners holding 4.47% of the nation's mortgage loans are currently in forbearance, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association.  While most lenders and loan servicers have been willing to work with homeowners during the pandemic, the latest announcements show that relief protections are set to end at the end of July 2021.   With [...]

Housing Philadelphia

Hope…As Housing Relief Programs EndThere is hope, as housing relief programs conclude. In the Philadelphia region? Contact 995HOPE, one of the nation’s most trusted housing counseling services. HUD-certified counselors available now, free of charge, to meet your needs wherever you are in your housing situation. Financial Challenges in a Post-COVID World? For those who may [...]
995 Hope July 3, 2021 No Comments

Taking the Next Step after Forbearance Ends

People relying on COVID related forbearance relief are watching what programs will be extended as we navigate the ongoing pandemic. 

995 Hope June 16, 2021 No Comments

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 [...]