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Foreclosure Resources
Avoid Foreclosure Scams - Homeowners having difficulties making their mortgage payments on time or facing foreclosure should beware of foreclosure scams. If you are in either situation and fall victim to a scam, you could lose both your home and the equity you have built and suffer long-term damage to your credit.
 
Foreclosure Help in Oregon - Foreclosure information from the Finance and Corporate Securities Division of the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services.
 
Foreclosure Counseling Agencies - A list of HUD-approved organizations that offer foreclosure prevention counseling.
 
Homeownership Preservation Foundation - The Homeownership Preservation Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit which creates partnerships with local governments, nonprofit organizations, borrowers and lenders to help families overcome obstacles that could result in the loss of their homes. Also offers the Homeowner's HOPETM  Hotline at 888-995-HOPE.
 
Making Home Affordable - In February 2009, the Obama Administration introduced a comprehensive Financial Stability Plan to address the key problems at the heart of the current crisis to get our economy back on track. A critical piece of that effort is Making Home Affordable, a plan to stabilize the housing market and help struggling homeowners get relief and avoid foreclosure. 
 
Report Foreclosure Scams -The Financial Fraud/Consumer Protection Section of the Oregon Department of Justice protects consumers in the marketplace, primarily by enforcing Oregon’s Unlawful Trade Practices Act.  The section’s duties also include educating consumers and businesses about their rights and obligations under the law, representing the interests of the State in multi-state, consumer-related enforcement actions, operating a hotline for consumers with questions or complaints about business practices, and assisting local and state law enforcement agencies with consumer-related matters.
 
Questions and Answers on Home Foreclosure and Debt Cancellation - Internal Revenue Service
 
"Preventing Foreclosure" and "Dealing with Foreclosure" - The Oregon State Bar presents two videos discussing the foreclosure process and strategies for preventing foreclosure.