If you can’t make your mortgage payment as a result of COVID-19, we recommend that you reach out to your mortgage servicer (the entity you make your mortgage payment to every month) right away to ask about the relief options they are offering to borrowers. Learn more here.
WISCONSIN HELP FOR HOMEOWNERS
Wisconsin Help for Homeowners, is a statewide, federally-funded program that can help with overdue bills like mortgage payments, property taxes, utilities, and more. The program is open to individuals and families who live in Wisconsin with overdue housing-related bills, both with and without a mortgage, who meet income and other eligibility requirements, and have experienced a qualified economic hardship since January 21, 2020. After a temporary pause, Wisconsin’s Help for Homeowners program has been extended to December 30. This unique program provides grants of up to $40,000 to income-eligible Wisconsin homeowners who have not been able to keep up with their mortgage, utility bills and/or property tax payments. Additional information regarding the WHH program can be found at DOA Wisconsin Help For Homeowners.
HOUSING RESOURCES, INC.
414-461-6330 or www.hri-wi.org
HRI offers foreclosure prevention counseling, assisting homeowners who are in danger of becoming delinquent on their mortgage, and to understand their options. The main goal is to help you save your home, and their specialists can provide assistance in-person or via telephone counseling.
If you have already received a foreclosure filing notice, contact Mediate Milwaukee to apply for mediation services. Foreclosure mediation helps homeowners facing foreclosure work with their mortgage companies through the assistance of a mediator. The mediator is a professional who understands mortgage companies’ loan modification review process and who is trained to improve communication between the parties. Mediate Milwaukee staff can help you explore options that may allow you to keep your home, or plan a respectable exit strategy.
Call: 414-939-8800 or visit www.mediatewisconsin.org/foreclosure