Making Home Affordable

Making Home Affordable


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General Information
Description of ServiceGovernment program to help homeowners get mortgage relief and avoid foreclosure. Making Home Affordable programs offer a range of solutions that may be able to help:
  • Refinance and take advantage of low mortgage interest rates.
  • Reduce monthly mortgage payments
  • Get mortgage relief while searching for re-employment
  • Get help when you owe more than your home is worth
  • Avoid foreclosure when homeownership is no longer affordable or desirable.
Geographical AreaFederal program serves all of Pennsylvania: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata,Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, and York counties
Intake ProcedureCall.
Intake RequirementsHave as many of the following documents on hand as possible:•Monthly mortgage statement•Information about other mortgages on your home, if applicable •Two most recent pay stubs for all household members contributing toward mortgage payment •Last two years of tax returns •If self-employed, the most recent quarterly or year-to-date profit and loss statement •Documentation of income you receive from other sources (alimony, child support, social security, etc.) •Two most recent bank statements •A utility bill showing homeowner name and property address •Unemployment insurance letter, if applicable•Account balances and minimum monthly payments due on all of your credit cards•Information about your savings and other assets•It may also be helpful to have: A letter describing any circumstances that caused your income to be reduced or expenses to be increased (job loss, divorce, illness, etc.) if applicable
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Telephone assistance and housing counseling services available 24/7
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 451 7th Street S.W.
Physical Site City, State, Zip Washington, DC 20410
Main Phone 888-995-HOPE (4673)
TDD Phone 877-304-9709
Web Address www.makinghomeaffordable.gov
 
Additional Information
Update Response ReceivedYes
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
Affiliated Program: Making Home Affordable
This Service: Making Home Affordable
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Federal Government Agencies/Departments (TD-0300.2000)
Foreclosure Prevention Loan Modification/Refinancing Programs (BH-3500.3400-300)
Mortgage Delinquency and Default Counseling (DM-1800.5000)