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 Foreclosure Prevention


Tips to Avoid Foreclosure:

  • Contact your mortgage lender and discuss options
  • Open and respond to all mail from your lender
  • Contact a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Approved Housing Counseling Agency (click here)
  • Consult a debt management credit counseling agency 
  • Create a personal budget 
  • Create a list of all of your financial resources 
  • Consider ways to increase your income and reduce your expenses
  • Save as much money as possible to keep out of debt


Tips to Avoid Foreclosure Scams:

Foreclosure Prevention Program
A program that is designed to preserve the affordable housing stock of Broward County for single family home owners who need assistance in the form of a deferred payment loan to pay defaulted mortgages where the home owner is in default at least thirty (30) days. The property must be owner occupied, and the home and homeowner must meet program qualifications and guidelines.  Program is administered by:

Broward County Housing Authority
4780 North State Road 7
Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319
954-497-4583 (Voice mailbox for housing counseling)

For more detailed information about foreclosure proceedings and processes, please visit the links below. To further define your search, you may type foreclosure in the keyword search boxes on the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Internal Revenue Service sites.