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Are you falling behind on your mortgage payments? Are you in danger of losing your home to foreclosure? Learn what your options are!  Learn how to avoid fraudulent mortgage rescue schemes! 

Dear Neighbor,

The foreclosure of a home is a tragic event for both the homeowner and the surrounding community. If you are experiencing difficulty in paying your mortgage or if you find yourself headed into foreclosure proceedings, please know that there is assistance available.

There is help available!

  • The New York State Attorney General's Homeowner Protection Program (HOPP) funds a network of more than 85 assist trusted partners dedicated to providing home owners with free, qualified mortgage assistance relief services across New York.  Contact them by phone at 855-HOME-456 or online at www.AGScamHelp.com
  • The Long Island Housing Partnership, Inc. provides FREE default and foreclosure prevention counseling.  Counseling is available in English and Spanish as well as over 150 other languages.  Call (631) 435-4710 for an appointment. 
  • The New York State Mortgage Assistance Program is administered by the Center for NYC Neighborhoods, a non-profit organization that promotes and protects affordable homeownership.  Loans are made by Sustainable Neighborhoods LLC,  Before applying to the program, we strongly recommend you first contact a non-profit  housing counseling or legal services organization that can assess whether you are eligible.  For a referral to a government-vetted foreclosure professional in your community, contact HOPP at 855-HOME-456.