Five Reasons Working With A Housing Counselor is Better Than “Going Alone”

By Aurora Olivares, Housing Counselor at Project Sentinel, one of the members of ForeclosureHelpSCC Did you call your mortgage company because you are having problems with your mortgage payment? If you live in the state of California you were given … Continue reading

Nancy’s Nine Rules for an Effective Relationship With Your Housing Counselor

By Nancy Rueda, Housing Counselor at Asian Inc., one of the members of ForeclosureHelpSCC Trying to find assistance during a difficult time with your mortgage may be overwhelming, but there are trained housing counselors who can help you learn about … Continue reading

REGISTER FOR OUR FREE FORECLOSURE PREVENTION EVENT WITH BANK OF AMERICA ON SEPTEMBER 26, SEPTEMBER 27 AND OCTOBER 2

The Foreclosure Help Consortium, in collaboration with Bank of America, the City of San Jose, and the City of Sunnyvale, is holding a series of special foreclosure prevention sessions on September 26, September 27 and October 2. These sessions will … Continue reading

La Declaración de Derechos para los Propietarios de California

Esta explicación de la Declaración de Derechos para los Propietarios fue preparada por: El Proyecto Legal de Viviendas Justas. La Declaración de Derechos para los Propietarios de California by El Proyecto Legal de Viviendas Justas. is licensed under a Creative … Continue reading

How does the California Homeowner Bill of Rights Help You?

Did you hear the recent news about a homeowner in West Sacramento effectively using the new California Homeowner Bill of Rights to stop foreclosure on his home?  You can read about it in the Sacramento Bee: “West Sacramento homeowner uses … Continue reading

HAMP Program Is Extended Until 2015: What does this mean for homeowners in San Jose and Sunnyvale California?

The Obama Administration announced today that the HAMP program has been extended until 2015.  This is an important development because the program was set to expire at the end of 2013.  ForeclosureHelp and our seven partners had signed a letter … Continue reading

Homeowners Say Customer Service is Still a Problem when They Contact Their Bank or Servicer

Lost documents, robo-signing, getting different messages from different bank departments, broken verbal promises for modifications, loan servicing being transferred, and unexplained modification denials- are these all things of the past with settlements like the Independent Foreclosure Review, Attorney General Settlement, … Continue reading