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Meet with your mortgage servicer face to face & learn about: Loan modifications, Forbearance, Short sales, Deeds in lieu, Other mortgage solutions Plus, comprehensive counseling from local, HUD-approved non-profits

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New York State Homeowner Protections Will Help Victims of Scams

UPDATE: Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the legislation Aug. 14, 2019, expanding protections for deed theft victims, as well as other measures that further safeguard homeowners. “These measures enact sweeping protections for homeowners and close loopholes in order to level the playing field and preserve the American Dream for New Yorkers in every part of this […]

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UnidosUS Training: Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) Counseling Webinar

While this course is not a substitute for the certification course, this helps to educate counselors on the specific issues related to elderly homeowners wanting to use the equity in their home as an income source. This course offers a unique combination of topics for counselors focusing on the following: Understanding the advantages and disadvantages […]

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Advocates Urge Governor Cuomo to Continue Endangered Funding That Helps Keep New Yorkers In Their Homes

No Funding to Continue Nonprofit Housing Counseling and Legal Services in Executive Budget Statement from the Communities First coalition in response to Governor Cuomo’s executive budget address: “For New York homeowners, there was one devastating omission in Governor Cuomo’s executive budget: funding to continue essential, free nonprofit housing counseling and legal services to New Yorkers […]

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UnidosUS Training: Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Counseling Webinar

This webinar helps to educate counselors on the specific issues related to elderly homeowners wanting to use the equity in their home as an income source. This course offers a unique combination of topics for counselors focusing on the following topics: Advantages and disadvantages of obtaining a reverse mortgage Specific costs related to completing the […]

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Critical New Funding Will Help Finance Home Repairs in NYC

The housing stock in East New York is old, with nearly half of the buildings in the neighborhood constructed before 1947. For homeowners, the aging structures mean more repairs, and often more costly repairs. For senior homeowners living on fixed incomes or owners whose modest take-home pay is swallowed by their monthly expenses, these repair […]

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Protecting Senior Homeowners from Reverse Mortgage Foreclosure: A Policy Brief

Reverse mortgages allow homeowners 62 and older to tap into their home equity while remaining in their homes. This product is a useful and necessary resource for many senior homeowners with incomes that are insufficient to cover their living expenses. In ideal cases, reverse mortgages are not due and payable until the borrower dies or […]

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