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Avoiding Foreclosure: A Guide for Michigan Homeowners. This is a brochure from the Attorney General's Office.

Debt Counseling/Management Assistance: Provided by GreenPath Debt Solutions.

Foreclosure Rescue Scams: Another Potential Stress for Homeowners in Distress. A Facts for Consumers article from the Federal Trade Commission.

Foreclosure Scams 101: A Youtube video on foreclosure scams.

Guide for Avoiding Foreclosure: More helpful information from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Help for Homeowners: Access to resources and information from SEMCOG (Southeast Michigan Council of Goverments).

Home Foreclosure and Debt Cancellation: Information from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service about the Mortgage Foregiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007.

Mortgage Payments Sending You Reeling? Here's What to Do: Information provided by the Federal Trade Commision.

Mortgage Refinance Programs: Information about refinancing loans provided by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority with many helpful links.

Resources for Consumers: If you are having difficulty making your mortgage payment, one of the most important things you can do is seek assistance. The following resources provide information and links to agencies and organizations that may be able to help you. Provided by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

Save the Dream: A Response to Michigan Foreclosures. From the Michigan State Housing Development Authority. MSHDA's Save the Dream Campaign includes helpful information on our Web site that assists homeowners who are experiencing financial difficulties or facing foreclosure, our statewide network of homeownership counselors, a second mortgage program to assist current MSHDA borrowers, and refinance programs available to eligible homeowners. You can also call a toll free number: 866-946-7432 for help.

Save the Dream: A Response to Michigan Foreclosures: A Video from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority on the Save the Dream Campaign. Note: This video requires that you have a video player, such as Realplayer, Windows Media Player, etc. on your computer and working speakers or headphones. It will take a few minutes to download the video before it will begin playing.

Tips for Avoiding Foreclosure:  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has put together helpful tips for homeowners having problems paying their mortgage.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affair's Home Loan Guaranty Services: For War Veterans only.

Wayne County Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Program: Click the link to visit the website or simply call 313-833-2948 for more information.

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency:  Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency provides a range of comprehensive services to low-income persons, which promote positive change for Out-Wayne County communities, individuals and families empowering them to become self-sufficient.

Wayne County Taxpayer Assistance: Click the link or call 313-224-6105 for help with overdue property taxes.