English Library: Mortgages

All Consumer Action publications are available online, with most also available as a PDF download. Government agencies, nonprofits and other community-based organizations who wish to distribute our publications for educational purposes can use the PDF file to instantly produce a professional-looking brochure using an office printer.

You Can Buy a Home - The keys to homeownership (English)

Library: English | You Can Buy a Home - The keys to homeownership (English)

Buying a home is one of the most important purchases you’ll ever make. In this brochure, we cover key topics for potential homeowners, including preparing to buy a home, predicting homeownership costs, finding the right home, shopping for a mortgage and making an offer.

Category: Housing Buying a Home Home Financing Mortgages on Aug 01, 2013

 
Financial Empowerment Resource Sheet

Library: English | Financial Empowerment Resource Sheet

This fact sheet gives you information and resources to help you manage your money during difficult times. It details government programs that you might qualify for to boost your family income and help make ends meet.

Category: Credit Foreclosure Housing Insurance Mortgages Money Management Wireless on Apr 05, 2012

 
Know the Signs of Housing Discrimination

Library: English | Know the Signs of Housing Discrimination

The denial of housing opportunities because of race, color, religion, sex, nationality, familial status or disability is housing discrimination, and it’s illegal. You can recognize if you are a victim of housing discrimination—and protect your rights—if you know what actions by landlords, sellers, lenders and others are against the law.

Category: Housing Buying a Home Discrimination Mortgages Tenant Rights on Jan 12, 2012

 
Filing a Housing Discrimination Complaint

Library: English | Filing a Housing Discrimination Complaint

Fair housing laws protect renters and buyers from discrimination. If you believe you were a victim of housing discrimination, you have the right to file a housing discrimination complaint with HUD. Understanding the complaint and resolution process will help you weigh your options and take action.

Category: Housing Discrimination Home Financing Housing Insurance Mortgages Tenant Rights on Jan 12, 2012

 
Recognizing & Fighting Housing Discrimination -  PowerPoint Slides

Library: English | Recognizing & Fighting Housing Discrimination -  PowerPoint Slides

This 23-slide presentation, available for download in the “Download File” section of this page, is designed to be used in conjunction with the “Recognizing & Fighting Housing Discrimination Lesson Plan and Class Activities.”

Category: Housing Buying a Home Discrimination Mortgages Tenant Rights on Jan 12, 2012

 
Recognizing & Fighting Housing Discrimination - Lesson Plan and Class Activities

Library: English | Recognizing & Fighting Housing Discrimination - Lesson Plan and Class Activities

This 24-page packet, available only as a PDF download, contains a detailed curriculum for teaching consumers what their fair housing rights are and how to file a housing discrimination complaint. It is designed to be used in conjunction with the “Recognizing & Fighting Housing Discrimination PowerPoint Slides.”

Category: Housing Buying a Home Discrimination Mortgages Tenant Rights on Jan 12, 2012

 
Saving Your Home from Foreclosure (2011)

Library: English | Saving Your Home from Foreclosure (2011)

Foreclosure is the legal process that your mortgage lender uses to take your home when you fall behind on your mortgage payments. If you are faced with foreclosure, you can work to save your home—or at least limit the financial damage caused by foreclosure—if you understand your options and take the appropriate steps.

Category: Foreclosure Housing Home Financing Mortgages on Nov 01, 2011

 
Consumer Action Housing Help

Library: English | Consumer Action Housing Help: Foreclosure 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

 
 

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