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The Obama Administration introduced a comprehensive Financial Stability Plan to get our economy back on track. The Making Home Affordable Program is part of that plan.

Get informed about the foreclosure process, learn where to find legitimate advice, and stay abreast of news related to the housing market. If you are facing foreclosure or the threat of foreclosure, these resources can help.

Last updated 06/01/2010


  • CQ Researcher

    Offers in-depth, unbiased coverage of issues in the news. Research the mortgage crisis and learn about current and proposed policies relating to the housing market.

  • Magazines at EBSCOHost

    Search for articles about the financial and housing markets from general interest and business magazines.

  • Newspaper Source at EBSCOHost

    Search for housing and financial news published in national, international and regional newspapers, such as The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Times (London), The Chicago Tribune, and more.

  • Newspapers at ProQuest

    Another source for articles from major newspapers. Includes The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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  • American Foreclosure

    Whether you're trying to protect your home from foreclosure or invest in foreclosed properties, you need reliable information and expert advice to protect your investment. Drawn from years of experience helping thousands of borrowers, American Foreclosure covers all the ins and outs of foreclosures, for both homeowners and real estate investors nationwide.

  • Fight Foreclosure!

    This book explores options and alternatives available to you when you can't make your monthly mortgage payment but want to avoid foreclosure. The author explains the pre-foreclosure process, using real life examples of families faced with foreclosure, their choices, and the steps/missteps taken. The book provides an easy-to-understand explanation of delinquency, default, and foreclosure fr read more >>

  • Foreclosure Self-Defense for Dummies

    This practical, no-nonsense guide helps you size up your options and increase your chances of saving your home. You’ll find out how to delay foreclosure, form a plan of attack, negotiate solutions with your lender, and restore your financial health. You’ll also find field-tested strategies for dodging the foreclosure trap, getting out from under a house you really can’t afford read more >>

  • Foreclosure Survival Guide

    If you're having trouble making your mortgage payments or are already in jeopardy of foreclosure, The Foreclosure Survival Guide gives you the practical information you need, step by step.

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Not all information available on this subject is listed; this is intended as a broad overview of this topic. Please ask at the reference or circulation desk if you need help locating additional information.



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