According to RealtyTrac, 2.8 million households were threatened with foreclosure in 2009. That figure is expected to increase to 3 million in 2010. Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People (ESOP), a HUD-certified, foreclosure prevention housing counseling agency, offers foreclosure prevention and mortgage modification services free of charge for Ohio residents. ESOP has helped more than 10,400 homeowners with an 83% success rate since 2000. Their next orientation sessions are on 4/28/10 in Lakewood and Bedford. To make a reservation, or for more information, please call 216-361-0718.
– Posted by Jill Fowler