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Florida foreclosure program offers free assistance to homeowners

Service provided in all 67 Florida counties to individuals faced with foreclosure
  • Despite dropping rates, foreclosures and vacant properties remain a concern throughout the state of Florida and the Miami metro region.
  • The Florida Housing Finance Corporation is offering a free assistance program to homeowners in the state faced with foreclosure.
  • The Foreclosure Counseling Program offers counseling and financial education in a face-to-face setting.

rSnapshotPhotos / Shutterstock.com Despite dropping rates, Florida remains one of the worst afflicted states with home foreclosure. To combat the issue, the Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) is offering a free service for struggling homeowners faced with foreclosure. The Foreclosure Counseling Program is available to residents throughout all 67 Florida counties for free. The service includes a face-to-face meeting to determine the best route to help families save their homes. The counseling service also includes financial education. "Unfortunately, there are homeowners throughout the state of Florida that face the real possibility of foreclosure,” Florida Housing Communications Director Cecka Rose Green said. “The FCP is designed to not only provide housing counseling to help with possible foreclosure avoidance, but also extensive financial counseling services that can help them become more financially stable.” In September, Attom Data Solutions r...