Free Help is Available for Persons at Risk of Foreclosure
The effects of joblessness can have a negative impact on a family for quite some time. Unfortunately, persons who become unemployed also are at risk of losing their homes through foreclosure. If someone you know is facing foreclosure, there may be options to help them keep their home through the Missouri Homeownership Preservation Network (MoHPN).
MoHPN is an alliance of agencies that work in partnership with Missouri families to provide foreclosure intervention services at no cost.
Its mission is to preserve family and neighborhood assets by reducing foreclosures in the state of Missouri. The Network consists of the following Housing and Urban Development- (HUD-) certified agencies across the state:
- 4-Sight Counseling, Cape Girardeau
- Better Family Life, Inc., St. Louis
- Beyond Housing, St. Louis
- Catholic Charities Housing Resource Center, St. Louis
- Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph
- Central Missouri Community Action Agency, Columbia
- Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Springfield (CCCS)
- HomeFree USA
- Neighborhood Housing Services of Kansas City
- Northeast Community Action Corporation (NECAC), Bowling Green
- Missouri Valley Community Action Agency, Marshall
- Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC), Kansas City
- NeighborWorks® America-North Central Office, Kansas City
- Urban Neighborhoods Alliance (UNA), Springfield
Any of the non-profit HUD-certified housing counseling agencies listed above can help people evaluate their individual situations. Missourians who do not have a local non-profit in their area, can contact the HOPE Hotline at 888-995-HOPE. For more information about MoHPN, visit www.missourihomenetwork.org.