Many homeowners who have suffered income losses because of the COVID-19 pandemic may be dealing with financial stresses affecting their ability to stay in their homes.
Under new state laws, until December 1, 2021, additional protections are available to homeowners and small landlords with properties of up to four units. The Housing is Key website, provided by the State of California, provides more information and resources for homeowners.
If you are a homeowner seeking modification of your mortgage loan, or facing foreclosure proceedings due to a loss of income or employment, here is what you need to know to get legitimate help and avoid being a victim of fraud:
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This section of our website provides some tips on resolving problems with your attorney.
From the Housing is Key website: Mortgage Relief and Foreclosure Resources