Under a national mortgage settlement, homeowners can apply for relief from various types of abuse during a foreclosure. Help is also available for struggling homeowners and those who want to refinance but have been unable to qualify. Here are some websites to check:

  • National Mortgage Settlement -- For information on a foreclosure review: https://independentforeclosurereview.com

    To apply for cash payments: http://nationalmortgagesettlement.com/help

  • California Attorney General's Office: http://oag.ca.gov/nationalmortgagesettlement

  • Homeowner assistance -- California Housing Finance Agency: http://keepyourhomecalifornia.org

  • Making Home Affordable: www.makinghomeaffordable.gov

  • HUD-approved housing counselor: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD



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