The Pima County Housing Center partners with HUD approved housing counseling agencies and mortgage servicers to assist borrowers with mortgage prevention and intervention. For more information, go to Foreclosure Prevention or call the Pima County Housing Center at (520) 624-2947.
Harp 2.0 is a program for homeowners who have tried to refinance their homes but cannot because their homes are “underwater” (homes are worth less than the mortgage). For more information see the HARP 2 Fact Sheet or go to http://www.azhousing.gov/ShowPage.aspx?ID=476
Financial Education Collaborative of Southern AZ (FECSA) will be partnering with Pima County Housing Center and Pima County Public Library http://www.library.pima.gov/ during Financial Literacy Month during April 2013 (dates to be announced). For more information, call the Pima County Housing Center (520) 624-2947 or go to http://www.unitedwaytucson.org/income-fecsa.
Money Management International (MMI)
Money Management International (MMI) offers free budget and debt counseling to those who need help with budgeting, money management skills, and credit issues. For more information, please call 1-800-308-2227 or go to http://www.moneymanagement.org.
Housing Counseling Agencies
Pima County Certified Housing Counseling Agencies are certified by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD). HUD certification is awarded to nonprofits with proven experience, capacity and ability to work with other community resources. For more information, see Pima County Certified Housing Counseling Agencies listed in this brochure: English - HUD Brochure | Folleto en Español - Agencias Consejeras de Vivienda Certificados del Condado Pima.
Mortgage Fraud & Scams
- Don't Borrow Trouble®Pima County provides a variety of resources in addition to assistance with mortgage fraud, predatory lending, fair housing and fair lending. For more information, call (520) 792-3087 or go to http://www.dbtaz.org.
- Arizona Attorney General’s Office enforces consumer protection. The Arizona Attorney General has the authority to bring actions alleging violations of the Consumer Fraud Act. For more information go to https://www.azag.gov/consumer.
- Arizona Department of Financial Institutions regulates State-chartered banks. For more information, go to http://www.azdfi.gov/.
Sustainable & Healthy Homes