Alameda County and Oakland foreclosure prevention.

If you need mortgage help or foreclosure assistance in Oakland and Alameda County, find information on numerous organizations and programs that may be able to offer assistance. Homeowners can receive services such as free foreclosure counseling, information on federal government and state of California mortgage assistance programs, and assistance in applying for loan modifications.

Below is a list of the organizations to call across Alameda County. The counselors at these organizations can help households by improving their financial literacy and stability. Housing and mortgage counselors may be able to provide free or low cost, yet fully comprehensive housing education, including foreclosure intervention services, first-time homebuyer workshops, one-on-one homeownership counseling, and more. Specialists can even work with your lender or bank on your behalf to negotiate a home loan modification.

Eden Council for Hope & Opportunity, Inc., also known as ECHO Housing
Address: 3311 Pacific Avenue
Livermore, California 94550
Phone number - 925-449-7340
They offer a resource known as Homebuyer's Education and Learning Program (HELP). This can provide services to both first time homebuyers to help them get into and buy a new home. Homeowners can also learn about ownership programs, such as foreclosure and mortgage programs.

Operation HOPE, Inc.
Address: 3062 E 9th Street
Oakland, CA 94601
Phone number - 510-535-6700






Housing Authority of the City of Alameda
701 Atlantic Avenue
Alameda, California 94501-2161
5-561-5600, EXT 121
Free Home Buyer Workshops are offered. Pre-purchase education and counseling is offered, which includes unlimited individual credit assessment and counseling; HUD-approved Homebuyer Education Workshop; and also Financial Fitness and Literacy Program.

Lao Family Community Development, Inc.
Location is 2325 East 12th Street
Oakland, California 94601
Dial 510-533-8850
Stop by for advice from the Multilingual Homeownership Center.

NACA - Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America
3805 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94611
A national organization with local Oakland California offices. Receive information on both home buying assistance programs, as well as access various foreclosure prevention services. Learn about federal government programs too.

NID Housing Counseling Agency, Inc.
2200 Powell Street, Suite 530
Emeryville, California 94608
Call 510-268-9792 for information or counseling.

The Unity Council
3301 E 12th Street, Suite 101
Oakland, CA 94601

Tri-Valley Housing Opportunity Center
141 North Livermore Avenue
Livermore, California 94550
Call 925-373-3130

The Spanish Speaking Unity Council Of Alameda County, Inc. (The Unity Council)
3301 East 12th Street, Suite 101
Oakland, California 94601
Telephone - 510-535-6943
Offers free foreclosure intervention services and assistance to limited-English speaking as well as low-to-moderate-income households in the East Bay area.

Catholic Charities Of The East Bay
Address - 433 Jefferson St.
Oakland, California 94607-3539
This charity organization provides basic budgeting and housing services. Their best asset may be the referrals they can provide other organizations across Alameda County California.

Money Management International Oakland
7677 Oakport St. # 700
Oakland, California 94621-1997
Tool free phone number - 866-232-9080
Clients of this non-profit HUD certified housing counseling agency can include foreclosure prevention educational workshops and individual counseling. Specialists can work directly with your mortgage servicers too in order to find a solution that works for everyone.




By Jon McNamara

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