Foreclosure prevention HOPE hotline shatters recordsMortgagePress.comdistressed homeowners, delinquent mortgages, HOPE NOW Alliance
More than 143,000 calls from distressed homeowners were fielded
by the Homeownership Preservation
Foundation's (HPF) Homeowner's HOPE Hotline in the fourth
quarter of 2007, twice the number of calls received during the
third quarter and nearly 10 times that of the first quarter of the
In December 2007, the HOPE hotline, (888) 995-HOPE, became the
primary contact point for homeowners with delinquent mortgages, as
part of the HOPE NOW Alliance.
"We're encouraged because more homeowners are being proactive in
reaching out for help," says Colleen Hernandez, president and
executive director of HPF.
HPF is a Minneapolis-based non-profit dedicated to reducing
foreclosures and preserving homeownership for American homeowners.
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