Foreclosure Prevention

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Are you struggling to make your mortgage payment? 64 percent of homeowners who receive housing counseling services are able to avoid foreclosure. Waiting limits your options. Call today to talk with a trusted, local, nonprofit housing counselor today.

IMPORTANT: COVID-19 Rent and Mortgage Assistance Available

If you need help with your rent or mortgage payment, new funding is available through the CARES Act to help you maintain housing stability during the COVID-19 crisis. If you’ve been impacted by unemployment or illness and are eligible, funding can help cover your rent, mortgage payments, utilities and other housing-related expenses incurred after March 1, 2020 that are past due. Don’t delay! Funds will go quickly. Learn more and fill out a pre-application to determine your eligibility.     

How an LSS Housing Counselor can help:

  • Provide free, confidential and nonjudgmental assistance
  • Review your current finances and give you a clear idea of your options and eligibility for a mortgage modification
  • Work with you to submit paperwork to your mortgage company to apply for a mortgage modification
  • Be sure you are taking advantage of available government programs to save your home
  • Help you postpone your sheriff's sale so you have more time to work out a solution with your lender
  • Answer questions and assist you throughout the process

Get started today!

Foreclosure counseling is free and confidential. Choose the best option for you:

Over the phone logo.Phone or In Person Appointment

Call 888.577.2227
Schedule a phone appointment at a time convenient for you or an office appointment at one of our Minnesota or Wisconsin locations.

Please note: to limit the spread of the coronavirus, we are currently offering phone appointments only. We will reintroduce in-person appointments at a later date. 

What do I need for counseling?

In order for your financial counseling session to be most productive, it is helpful to have the following information available:

  • Your monthly income
  • Typical monthly expenses
  • Statements from your creditors.
  • Any other information you believe would be helpful in understanding your financial situation.

Don't have everything? Don't worry. Call us and we help guide you through the process.

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5 Ways to Spot a Loan Modification Scam

Many homeowners face a seemingly never-ending sea of document requests and resubmitting paperwork to their lenders. There continues to be an increase in mail and telephone solicitations happening as well. Many of these solicitors are looking for ways to get money from you and do not have your best interest in mind.