ForeclosureHelp Program Manager Position Opening (San Jose California)

The ForeclosureHelp program is recruiting a new program manager, position description is below: FORECLOSUREHELPSCC PROGRAM MANAGER THIS IS A FULL TIME, TEMPORARY POSITION FROM JUNE 15, 2013 TO JUNE 30, 2014HISTORY AND MISSION Housing Trust Silicon Valley (HTSV) (formerly Housing … Continue reading

SILICON VALLEY’S AFFORDABLE HOUSING WEEK CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES

Join in the many activities during Silicon Valley Affordable Housing Week! May 13 – 18, 2013 is Affordable Housing Week in Santa Clara County. Join supporters of affordable housing for panels, tours, presentations and discussions in Santa Clara County – … Continue reading

Check the Facts, Figures and How Keep Your Home California is Helping Homeowners

Have you heard about Keep Your Home California? It’s an important program to consider if you’re struggling with your mortgage, especially if it’s due to unemployment- their Unemployment Mortgage Assistance Program can help keep you on your feet by paying … Continue reading

New Federal Bill Introduced to Create Independent Monitor to Oversee Independent Foreclosure Review

On April 25, 2013, Representative Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, introduced HR 1706, “The Mortgage Settlement Monitoring Act of 2013” that would oversee the distribution of funds from the Independent … Continue reading

Second Wave of Independent Foreclosure Review Checks Mailed Out on April 19, 2013

The Office of the Comptroller Currency announced today that a second wave of 1.4 million checks (totaling $1.2 billion) is being mailed out today to homeowners and former homeowners as compensation under the Independent Foreclosure Review.   A total of 2.8 … Continue reading

Cash Payments for Independent Foreclosure Review Will Begin Being Mailed April 12, Senate Banking Committee Will Hold Hearing about the Independent Foreclosure Reviews

Editor’s note: Foreclosure Help is a program funded by the city of San Jose through a HUD Community Development Block Grant and the city of Sunnyvale, and we can directly assist homeowners  and tenants in San Jose and Sunnyvale who … Continue reading

Loan Modification and Debt Elimination Scams in Santa Clara County: Scammers Keep Trying, But District Attorney is Watching

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office recently charged a man with a felony fraud charge for running a debt elimination scheme in Campbell.   According to Central Coast News, (Update: Convicted Debt Scammer Charged After Another Scheme Revealed Apr 03, … Continue reading

Event Focuses on Stabilizing Homeownership after Foreclosures in California

Editor’s note: This is post #2 in a two-part series. (Read Post #1) By Sean Coffey, Program Manager, Foreclosure Help The California Housing Consortium recently sponsored the 1st Annual  Homeownership Forum.  The theme for the day was “Stabilizing Homeownership and … Continue reading

Event Focuses on Stabilizing Homeownership after Foreclosures in California

Editor’s note: This is post #1 in a two-part series.  You can read part 2 here. By Sean Coffey, Program Manager, Foreclosure Help The California Housing Consortium recently sponsored the 1st Annual  Homeownership Forum.  The theme for the day was … Continue reading