Consumer Assistance - Financial Literacy
American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR): http://www.aarmr.org/consumer-resources.html
AARMR is an organization established to promote the exchange of information and education concerning the licensing, supervision, and regulation of the residential mortgage industry. The website provides a variety of helpful federal and state regulatory links and other materials relating to mortgage regulation.
Mac credit education curriculum)
As part of its commitment to
educate and build sound financial literacy skills among consumers,
Freddie Mac developed CreditSmart®, a multilingual financial
education curriculum and consumer outreach initiative designed
to help consumers build and maintain better credit, make sound
financial decisions, and understand the steps to sustainable homeownership.
CreditSmart® increases consumers' financial understanding
by teaching life-long money management skills and showing consumers
how to avoid foreclosure and keep their home.
Fannie Mae Foundation
Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP)
Making Home Affordable Program (MHA)
MHA® was created by the
Departments of the Treasury and Housing and Urban Development
to help homeowners avoid foreclosure, stabilize the country's
housing market, and improve the nation's economy. This website
provides various options available to a homeowner who is having
difficulty making mortgage payments.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development