Alabama

Foreclosure

Self Help Legal Information

This section of AlabamaLegalHelp.org has information and resources about housing foreclosure.
  • Avoiding Foreclosure

    Having trouble making your mortgage payments? Need to prevent foreclosure? This information covers programs that can help including Making Home Affordable (MHA), Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) and many others. Read More

    By:
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Salve Su Vivienda: Consejos para evitar una Ejecución Hipotecaria

    No puedo realizar el pago de mi hipoteca. ¿Qué debo hacer? ¿Qué opciones me ayudarán a conservar mi vivienda? ¿Qué opciones tengo si no puedo conservar mi vivienda? ¿Debo saber algo más? Read More

    By:
    Departmento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano de los EE. UU.
  • Save Your Home: Tips to Avoid Foreclosure

    I can't make my mortgage payment - what should I do? What options will help me keep my home? What options do I have if I can't keep my home? Read this brochure for answers to these questions and more. (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Read More

    By:
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Saving Your Home From Foreclosure

    If you are facing foreclosure, there may be an option that will let you keep your home. Some things you can do: Get legal advice • Negotiate with your lender or servicer • Consider refinancing the mortgage or filing for bankruptcy • Beware of foreclosure rescue scams. Read this brochure for more information. Read More

    By:
    National Consumer Law Center
  • Tips for Avoiding Foreclosure

    Are you having trouble keeping up with your mortgage payments? Have you received a notice from your lender asking you to contact them? Here are 10 tips from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Read More

    By:
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Worried About Foreclosure? What You Should Know

    What exactly is a foreclosure? Can I prevent having a foreclosure started against me? What are my options prior to foreclosure? This brochure answers these questions and more. Also in Spanish/Español Read More

    By:
    Alabama State Bar
  • Q & A: Home Foreclosure and Debt Cancellation

    What is cancellation of debt? Is cancellation of debt income always taxable? Are there tax issues if I lost my home by foreclosure? Answers to these questions and more in this web site. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Worried About Foreclosure?

    If you feel like you may be in danger of facing foreclosure, the time to call 888-995-HOPE is now. Homeowner's HOPE, a counseling service provided by the Homeownership Preservation Foundation, can work with you to find a solution. Content Detail

    By:
    HomeOwnership Preservation Foundation
  • Making Home Affordable

    If you are in trouble with your mortgage, can you get your loan refinanced? Can you get it modified? Programs are available to help - read the information on this website to get started. Also in Spanish/Español Read More

    By:
    Making Home Affordable.gov
  • Tenants: Your Rights When Your Landlord is Foreclosed On

    Are you renting an apartment or home that's in foreclosure? A law in effect as of May 20, 2009 may protect you. Read this notice for more information. Read More

    By:
    Legal Services Alabama
  • Don't Get Locked Out of Your Home By a Bankruptcy Scam Operator

    Are you having trouble making your home mortgage payments? Are you facing foreclosure on your home? Get all the facts before you pay someone to help you work out your mortgage problems. Content Detail

    By:
    US Bankruptcy Trustee Program
  • Facts for Consumers: Foreclosure Rescue Scams

    Fraudulent foreclosure "rescue" professionals use half truths and outright lies to sell services that promise relief and then fail to deliver. Read this for information on how the scams work, where to find legitimate help and red flags that will alert you to the businesses to avoid. Also in Spanish/Español Read More

    By:
    U.S. Federal Trade Commission
  • Foreclosure Rescue Scams

    The possibility of losing your home to foreclosure can be terrifying. Many so-called foreclosure rescue or assistance companies claim they can help you save your home. Unfortunately, once most of these foreclosure fraudsters take your money, you lose your home, too. Read this information for tips on how to avoid these scam artists. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Federal Trade Commission
  • Sample Letter for Tenant to Send to New Owner word

    Are you renting an apartment or home that's in foreclosure? A new law, in effect as of May 20, 2009, may protect you. You can fill out and use this sample letter to tell the new owner about this law. (Note that this is a Microsoft Word document - You must have Microsoft Word on your computer to open this document.) Content Detail

    By:
    Legal Services Alabama
  • Don't Miss Out!!! Take Advantage of All the Benefits Available to You

    Should you be getting child support? Do you qualify for food stamps? Can your children get free or low-cost health insurance? Can you get a lower telephone bill? Do you need help filing your income taxes? Read this for information about 10 often-overlooked benefits available to many low-income people. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama