Homeownership Assistance Foreclosure Utility Bills Predatory Lending Seniors Legal Assistance
|If you have questions about:
||Contact the FHA Resource Center by calling (800) 225-5342 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Payoff requests||Use the SMART Integrated Portal to make a request and begin the subordination process (see SMART FAQs & Resources).|
|FHA Single Family Secretary-held Portfolio Subordinate Mortgages and Home Equity Conversion Mortgages||Contact a Secretary-Held Mortgage Servicing Contractor.|
- Contact a housing counseling agency
HUD sponsors housing counselors that can provide free or low-cost advice for wherever you are in the housing process. They can offer independent advice and A housing counselor can help connect you with home repair programs specific to your community. Search online for a HUD-approved housing counseling agency by zip code here.
- See the table below for information on homeownership programs and other resources
|Type of resource||Resources|
FHA Title I Property Improvement Loan Program - Banks and other qualified lenders make these loans for improvements that will make your home basically more livable and useful. Search for an FHA-approved lender in your area online or call HUD's Customer Service Center toll-free: (800) 767-7468 / TTY: (800) 877-8339.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Loan Centers - Loans and grants to qualifying veterans to adapt existing dwelling to meet specific needs.
|State of Illinois||
Illinois Housing Development Authority - Through a network of participating agencies, IHDA provides assistance for you to repair your home.
Illinois Affiliates of Habitat for Humanity - Through volunteer labor, builds and rehabilitates houses for families in need.
Some communities in Illinois use HUD funds to provide home improvement assistance to local homeowners.