English Library: Housing

Some of the following Consumer Action publications are available in bulk for non-profit or government agencies to distribute for educational purposes. Further info can be found on the How To Order Publications page.

Consumer Action Housing Help

Library: English | Consumer Action Housing HelpForeclosure Prevention Guide

This free resource guide is designed to help struggling homeowners at all stages in the foreclosure process. It lists a wide variety of government and private programs and websites where homeowners can learn if they are eligible for help in saving their homes.

Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Mortgages on Aug 25, 2011

 
You Can Buy a Home - PowerPoint Training Slides (English)

Library: English | You Can Buy a Home - PowerPoint Training Slides (English)

This PowerPoint training file is available for download in the “Download File” section.

Category: Housing Buying a Home Home Financing Mortgages on Apr 29, 2011

 
Successful Homeownership - PowerPoint Training Slides (English)

Library: English | Successful Homeownership - PowerPoint Training Slides (English)

The Successful Homeownership PowerPoint training file is available for download in the “Download File” section.

Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Housing Insurance Insurance Mortgages on Apr 29, 2011

 
Successful Homeownership - Leader’s Guide

Library: English | Successful Homeownership - Leader’s Guide

Buying a home is a major achievement. But successful homeownership does not begin and end when the closing documents are signed. This Leader’s Guide provides information and background to help you teach prospective, new and established homeowners what they need to know to be successful at homeownership.

Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Housing Insurance Insurance Mortgages on Sep 19, 2010

 
Keeping Your Home - Protect your investment (English)

Library: English | Keeping Your Home - Protect your investment (English)

People who plan, budget and save for successful homeownership have a much better chance of keeping a roof over their heads and building wealth as property values increase over the years. This brochure covers the financial responsibilities of homeownership and how to manage them, how to maintain and protect your property, and how to build and preserve your home equity.

Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Housing Insurance Insurance Mortgages on Sep 17, 2010

 
You Can Buy a Home - Seminar Lesson Plan (English)

Library: English | You Can Buy a Home - Seminar Lesson Plan (English)

This PDF packet provides guidance for teachers and team leaders. The 22-page packet contains a detailed curriculum, classroom activities and take home worksheets.

Category: Housing Buying a Home Home Financing Mortgages on Sep 13, 2010

 
Reverse Mortgages: Are They for You?

Library: English | Reverse Mortgages: Are They for You?

Older homeowners may be able to borrow against their equity by taking a reverse mortgage. This publication provides an overview of how reverse mortgages work and what you need to look out for when considering a reverse mortgage.

Category: Foreclosure Housing Home Financing Mortgages on Oct 23, 2009

 
What to know if you rent

Library: English | What to know if you rent- A guide to landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities

This publication provides a general overview of what tenants need to know when renting or leasing an apartment or a home.

Category: Housing Tenant Rights on Oct 23, 2009

 
Successful Homeownership - Seminar Lesson Plan & Class Activities (English)

Library: English | Successful Homeownership - Seminar Lesson Plan & Class Activities (English)

This PDF packet provides guidance for teachers and team leaders. The 20-page packet contains a detailed curriculum, classroom activities and take home worksheets.

Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Housing Insurance Insurance Mortgages on Nov 06, 2008

 
True Life Stories

Library: English | True Life Stories

Homeownership is a primary path to achieving financial security, and homeownership helps communities remain stable. This publication, available in Spanish and English in the popular “novella” (comic book) style, addresses some of the key mortgage, lending and financial management issues faced by homeowners.

Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Home Financing Mortgages Money Management on Aug 15, 2007

 
 

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