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LIHEAP is a Federally-funded program that helps low-income households with their home energy bills. LIHEAP can help you stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. By doing so, you can reduce the risk of health and safety problems (such as illness, fire, or eviction). The federal More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 3/28/2012
This website includes helpful hits and tips on buying a home. It features video presentations and written information about such areas as determining what price home you can afford, shopping for a mortgage, shopping for a home, making an offer, getting a home inspection, shopping for homeowners More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 3/28/2012
This website provide information for community-based agencies that provide counseling to citizens about financial literacy, home buying, how to avoid foreclosure and avoid fraud, among other financial education topics. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 3/28/2012
This website helps you to identify agencies that will provide information, counseling assistance with homeownership issues including financing and mortgages. If you are facing foreclosure, use this site to identify a local foreclosure avoidance counselor. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 3/28/2012
The FDIC -- along with fellow regulators and the banking industry -- is working vigorously to help consumers and the banking industry avoid unnecessary foreclosures and stop foreclosure "rescue" scams that promise false hope to consumers at risk of losing their homes.This website provides More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 3/28/2012
This website, and downloadable brochure, provides information on how mortgage modification programs can help those at risk of foreclosure save their home. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Brochure Website
Date: 3/28/2012
Abstract: In 2009, the Federal Reserve Board implemented a survey of families that participated in the 2007 Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF) to gain detailed information on the effects of the recent recession on all types of households. Using data from the 2007-09 SCF panel, we highlight the More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Working paper
Date: 3/1/2011
We examine the cost and operational methods of three homeownership programs offered by the Minnesota Home Ownership Center (Center) and its partner agencies: Home Stretch homeownership classes, pre-purchase home buyer counseling, and foreclosure counseling. We describe the general cost structure of More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Report
Tags: Financial literacy, financial education
Date: 6/1/2010
Abstract: We examine the cost and operational methods of three homeownership programs offered by the Minnesota Home Ownership Center (Center) and its partner agencies: Home Stretch homeownership classes, pre-purchase home buyer counseling, and foreclosure counseling. We describe the general cost More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Report
Date: 6/1/2010
The Assets For Independence(AFI) program is a multi‐site, national demonstration supporting innovative asset‐building projects, which feature Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), financial education, and related services that enable low‐income people to improve their economic status and become More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Report
Date: 2/1/2008