Resources for Homeowners

Owning a home can be tough sometimes, but you don't have to go it alone.  The agencies and organizations listed here can help you deal with many of the challenges of homeownership.

Foreclosure Prevention

Homeowners worried about losing their home due to foreclosure should explore he following resources.

  • The Homeownership Preservation Foundation at 888.995.HOPE (888.995.4673) or

Government Agencies

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

800.829.1040 |

Social Security Administration (SSA)

800.772.1213 |

Veterans Benefits

800.827.1000  |  800.US1.VETS (871.8387) |

National Flood Hazard Insurance Program

888.CALL.FLOOD, X445 | 202.566.1600 |

Identity Theft

Information from the Federal Trade Commission:

If you are the victim of identity theft, contact the credit bureaus:

Credit Problems

If you are being harassed by creditors, contact:

Federal Trade Commission Helpline

Complaints and Information

877.382.4357 |

Massachusetts Department of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation

10 Park Plaza

Boston MA 02116

888.283.3757 | 617.973.8787 |

Resources for the Disabled

The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission offers a Home Modification Loan Program, as well as other information for disabled home owners: | 617.204.3637

Resources for the Elderly

Statewide Elder Hotline


Massachusetts Department of Elder Affairs

617.727.7750 |


617.522.6700 |


202.434.6082 |

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