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   Hotline (520)792-3087          Useful internet resources ... more are on the Coalition Members page.
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Here are some important information links.  They change frequently—so check back often.

Get a downloadable copy of the
Foreclosure Prevention Workbook

City of Tucson - Home Ownerships Programs --The HOME program is a tool to expand the stock of affordable housing. The City receives about $2.5 million annually in this block grant. HOME has supported housing development, repair, and homebuyer assistance, leverages public and private funds, and supports the efforts of non-profit and for profit affordable housing developers. Please contact Ron Whitman at the Community Development Division at (520) 791-4123 or email us at CSDCDD@tucsonaz.gov for more information.

Low Income Home Repair Assistance Information
The Housing and Community Development Department operates several programs to assist lower income homeowners to repair their homes. These include such programs as emergency home repair, home repair for elderly persons, deferred loans, and target neighborhoods. Together these programs assist approximately 200 families annually, and provide reinvestment in some of the community's most needy neighborhoods. Click here for more info

Affordable Housing Ownership Opportunities in Tucson
Owning a home is still a big part of the American dream. Now, the City of Tucson is introducing another opportunity for families and individuals to purchase a home. Home ownership applications are accepted at the Housing and Community Development Department located at the Community Resource Center, Santa Rita Building, 310 N. Commerce Park Loop. Click Here for more details

Rental Assistance - Click here to see which programs are currently accepting applications

New!!!! Resource Guide for Foreclosure Recovery -- It was recently released by the Community Development Departments of the Federal Reserve Banks of San Francisco and Atlanta. This general guide will used across the country to help many families in need.

Looking for your lender or service?
These lenders have provided contact information for their clients who may be having difficulty making their mortgage payments.

Need Credit or Insurance?  Your credit Score Helps Determine What You’ll Pay.
Ever wonder how a lender decides whether to grant you credit?  Read this information from the Federal trade Commission which explains more.

How to Dispute Credit Report Error (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Information from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).  Topic include Getting your Credit Report, Disputes, and a Request form.

The State of Arizona, Department of Real Estate, has enacted a "Home Buyers' Bill Of Rights" to protect and educate the home buyer in making a better informed decision regarding their home purchase. It includes questions you may not have thought to ask and what the answers mean to you, the home buyer. Click here.

Fight Back Against Identity Theft
This web site is a one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft. It provides detailed information to help you deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.  

Want a Free Annual Credit Report? (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
This is a FTC Consumer alert.  The only official web site is annualcreditreport.com for a free credit report.  Read the details and protect yourself from predators. This site also contains the Annual Credit Report Request Form.  

 Tips For Preventing Foreclosure  (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader) is a resource guide by NeighborWorks® to help with tips on your foreclosure situation.  Be sure to go to our Foreclosure Information page.

Lawyers Helping Homeowners” program calls upon volunteer lawyers to assist homeowners in working with their lenders to find appropriate financial arrangements to avoid foreclosure. Keeping people in their homes helps stabilize the economy and increase family security. This initiative, coordinated by the State Bar of Arizona, the Arizona Foundation for Law Related Education, and the Arizona Supreme Court, will not save all homes from foreclosure, but will offer hope and opportunity to many who might otherwise have none.

No Paws Left Behind can help you find a home for your pet at no cost. They are a nationwide non-profit organization formed to help homeowners facing foreclosure find alternative pet housing. Whether it is temporary foster care, a No-Kill shelter or pet friendly housing options, No Paws Left Behind helps distressed borrowers with relocation options for their pets during the foreclosure process.
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