The Connecticut Fair Housing Center provides foreclosure prevention and offers mortgage help.
One of the leading agencies in Connecticut that provides resources to all parties involved in the housing crisis is the Connecticut Fair Housing Center. The non-profit organization serves as a resource for homeowners, borrowers, consumer attorneys, housing counselors, government agencies, predatory lending relief and policy makers on foreclosure prevention, mortgage lending discrimination issues, and responsible lending. Some of the various services and programs they offer and/or can refer people to include the items listed below.
Connecticut Foreclosure Prevention Pro Bono Panel - This center coordinates resources to offer homeowners information on a limited number of volunteer attorneys who are available to assist low-income homeowners across the state who are in danger of foreclosure. Dial 1-800-453-3320, or click here to find additional free legal foreclosure programs.
Connecticut Fair Alternative Mortgage Lending Initiative & Education Services (CT FAMLIES) Program: These are two programs that were created by the government of the state of Connecticut.
The first option is the CT FAMLIES Program. This is a refinance mortgage assistance program and it has been established by Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) for low-to-moderate income first-time homebuyers to help them with Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARMs).