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.
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
The Homeowner Preservation and Foreclosure Prevention Program and personal counseling is free and includes
▪ Legal referrals to pro bono legal help
▪ Communication with your lender on your behalf
▪ Mortgage modifications (eligible customers)
▪ Transition options
▪ Financial coaching for budgeting and debt issues
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