The Center’s Half-Day Foreclosure Prevention Practical Workshop

The Center for NYC Neighborhoods and its Network Advisors will conduct a hands-on, interactive workshop that will cover practical how-to’s of foreclosure prevention counseling. This workshop will cover skills and best practices on assessing options post-HAMP, troubleshooting issues obstructing a complete package and a loan modification approval, addressing the difficult topic of not keeping their […]

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[The Counselor’s Corner Webinar] Avoiding Foreclosure

What happened to create the foreclosure crisis? What measures were put into place to counteract it? How does foreclosure work? What options are available to your clients to prevent foreclosure? What happens after the borrower leaves the home? What will the state of loss mitigation be in the future? This class provides a basic refresher […]

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[RCAC Webinar] Core Competencies for HUD Certification Series: Avoiding Foreclosure

This six-part webinar course will prepare you for the HUD Housing Counselor Certification exam by covering all 6 Core Topics that housing counselors need to be competent: 1. Financial Management; 2. Property Maintenance; 3. Homeownership and Tenancy; 4. Fair Housing and other Civil Rights Laws and Requirements; 5. Housing Affordability; 6. Avoidance of rental and […]

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[HOPP] Webinar on Tax Issues in Foreclosure Cases

This webinar will cover basic tax issues that arise in foreclosure cases, including income from the discharge of indebtedness, tax liens, collection alternatives, and income from settlements and awards. The CLE will also address recent developments in income taxation, specifically private debt collection for outstanding federal tax liabilities. Our Panelist: Christopher Fasano, MFY Legal Services […]

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Protecting Senior Homeowners from Reverse Mortgage Foreclosure: A Policy Brief

Reverse mortgages allow homeowners 62 and older to tap into their home equity while remaining in their homes. This product is a useful and necessary resource for many senior homeowners with incomes that are insufficient to cover their living expenses. In ideal cases, reverse mortgages are not due and payable until the borrower dies or […]

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New York foreclosure data explained

Real estate data companies are releasing regular reports on the housing market in New York City, sometimes with eye-popping statistics about sudden spikes in foreclosures and high rates of re-default. These reports are great hooks for news stories, and give the media a chance to highlight working- and middle-class families who are still struggling years […]

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[Counselor’s Corner Webinar] Recovery After Foreclosure

To register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1148451269501942531 The mortgage crisis is just about over in most areas of the country and the housing market is improving. However, there are many former homeowners who lost their properties over the past several years and they still need your help to reclaim their lives after their experiences. There are no “rules” around […]

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Assess Foreclosure Prevention Options

Depending on the homeowner’s situation, there may be one or more options for foreclosure prevention. Some general tips to remember: • Assess what options, if any, are available for the homeowner’s loan type and/or what options are available through the servicer for non-guaranteed mortgages. • After finding out which options the homeowner may be eligible […]

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