Private Property

Foreclosure Prevention Services

If you are a tenant in a property that is being foreclosed on, know your rights by checking out this page from Long Island Housing Services.

LIHP provides a range of services related to housing assistance for renters and homeowners. They are currently operating a COVID-19 and Mortgage/Foreclosure assistance program

Call: 631-435-4710

This organization has certified housing counselors that can help you pursue your options to avoid foreclosures. 

Fill out their online intake form here.

LIHS has HUD-approved housing counselors and attorneys available to talk to you about your options if you are struggling to pay your mortgage or are facing foreclosure. They counselors can help you make a plan to address your unique situation.

Call: 631-537-5111 ext. 377

Or contact through the website here

Under the CARES Act, EOC of Suffolk has COVID-19 relief funds available for mortgage arrears and utility arrears. 


Fill out an application for assistance here.

New York State Department of Financial Services

The state runs a Foreclosure Relief Unit to assist homeowners already in foreclosure or at risk of foreclosure, by providing information about available programs and the foreclosure process, as well as assistance in obtaining loan modifications or other relief. 

Call the hotline: 1-800-342-3736

Or visit this webpage