Help for Homeowners
Explore the information and links below to learn what options you may have to avoid foreclosure.
Save the Dream Ohio
Call 1-888-404-4674 or utilize the prescreen questionnaire to find out if you are eligible for financial assistance to help avoid foreclosure. You may also contact a housing counseling agency directly to begin working with a trained professional who can help you understand your options for keeping or exiting your home.
Making Home Affordable
The Making Home Affordable Program is a federal program that helps homeowners obtain lower mortgage payments through loan modifications, refinancing and more. Ask your local housing counselor about Making Home Affordable and visit the website to learn more.
Legal Aid attorneys work with Ohioans with low-incomes free of charge. If you have received a foreclosure complaint from your County Clerk of Courts, click here for a list of local legal aid attorneys.
In Ohio, homeowners may request mediation for their foreclosure cases. You may request mediation through your County Clerk of Courts. Visit the Supreme Court of Ohio's website for more information.
Ohio Mortgage Help Workbook
Download the Ohio Mortgage Help Workbook for more information on developing a crisis budget, communicating with your mortgage lending, spotting scams, and working with a housing counselor.
Financial Crisis Resources
Learn how to cope with a financial crisis using local resources, tools and ideas from other people who have been there before.
Sometimes, local organizations host events to help you solve your mortgage problems. You may even have the opportunity to meet with your lender face to face. View a current list of upcoming events.
If you are a renter facing eviction because your landlord is in foreclosure, click here for important information.