Korean 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.

Library: Korean | FEMA spells federal disaster relief for homeowners and renters (Korean) . The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers a variety of programs to help victims of disasters repair, rebuild or replace their homes and possessions. This publication describes the types of FEMA assistance available to homeowners and renters and provides details about program eligibility and the application process. It also highlights the limitations of FEMA assistance and stresses the importance of purchasing adequate personal insurance coverage. Filed Under: Housing Home Repair Housing Insurance Insurance on Jun 26, 2018

Library: Korean | Homeowners and renters insurance (Korean) What you need to know before and after a natural disaster. With the majority of U.S. residents living in areas at risk of a natural disaster, most households need to seriously consider how they would recover from the loss of their home and possessions. This publication explains which disaster losses are—and are not—covered under a standard homeowners or renters insurance policy, how to make sure you are adequately insured, what steps to take to recover your losses after disaster strikes, and what your options are if your insurance falls short. Filed Under: Housing Housing Insurance Insurance on Jun 26, 2018

Library: Korean | Money Management 1-2-3: TWO: Achieving Financial Goals (Korean) . The “Money Management 1-2-3: Be Smart About Money All Your Life” series focuses on basic money management skills at the beginner, intermediate and advanced level. Part two, Achieving Financial Goals, addresses updating your budget, accumulating a nest egg and protecting your assets. Topics include budgeting and debt management, saving and investing, homeownership and insurance. Filed Under: Credit Debt Collection Housing Insurance Investing Mortgages Money Management Taxes on Jun 27, 2016

Library: Korean | You Can Buy a Home - The keys to homeownership (Korean) . 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. Filed Under: Housing Buying a Home Home Financing Mortgages on Aug 13, 2013

Library: Korean | Know the Signs of Housing Discrimination (Korean) . 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. Filed Under: Housing Buying a Home Discrimination Mortgages Tenant Rights on Feb 07, 2012

Library: Korean | Filing a Housing Discrimination Complaint (Korean) . 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.
Filed Under: Housing Discrimination Home Financing Housing Insurance Mortgages Tenant Rights on Feb 07, 2012

Library: Korean | Keeping Your Home - Protect your investment (Korean) . 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. Filed Under: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Housing Insurance Insurance Mortgages on Sep 28, 2010

Library: Korean | Saving Your Home from Foreclosure (2009) (Korean) . 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. Filed Under: Foreclosure Housing Home Financing Mortgages on May 20, 2009

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