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HPF welcomes inquiries from the media. Here you can find timely and accurate information about the Foundation, the work being performed through our Homeowner’s HOPE™ Hotline, our stance on issues concerning the mortgage crisis, and relevant statistics. To request an interview or additional information about HPF, please contact: Nicole Robinson, VP Communications and Public Relations, at 202-480-2779, or by email.

Federal Housing Finance Agency Goals Comment Letter

Mr. Melvin L. Watt Director Federal Housing Finance Agency, 400 Seventh Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024 Document No. 2014-21118 Re: 2015-17 Enterprise Housing Goals Director Watt: The Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF) is a national non-profit organization that is dedicated to guiding consumers o..

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New Urban Institute Study Shows The Effectiveness of Housing Counseling

A new study released by the Urban Institute indicates housing counseling is having its intended effect of helping homeowners. The research was done for NeighborWorks America’s National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) program is based on the analysis of nearly 240,000 homeowners. It showed that counseled homeowners wer..

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Gene Spencer Appointed to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Consumer Advisory Board

August 28, 2014: Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced the appointment of Gene Spencer, Senior Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement, Policy and Research to its Consumer Advisory Board. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act charges the CFPB with establishing a Consumer Advisory B..

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David Berenbaum Named Chief Executive Officer of Homeownership Preservation Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 18, 2014 – The Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF), the leading independent national non-profit dedicated to guiding consumers onto the path of sustainable homeownership and improving their overall financial health, announced today that its Board of Directors has unanimously chosen David Berenbau..

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HPF Receives $3.3 Million Grant from National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) Program

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 20, 2014 – The Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF), an independent national nonprofit dedicated to helping distressed homeowners navigate financial challenges and avoid mortgage foreclosure through its Homeowner’s HOPE™ Hotline at 888-995-HOPE (http://www.995hope.org/)™, announced to..

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Framework® and the Homeownership Preservation Foundation Team Up to Provide Pre-Purchase Education

Framework® and the Homeownership Preservation Foundation Team Up to Provide Pre-Purchase Education to Prospective Homebuyers Nationwide Partnership Marks a Major Expansion of the Digital Educational Tool, and Showcases the Commitment of Both Groups to Sustainable Homeownership (Bos..

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HPF Expands Board of Directors with Appointment of Janneke Ratcliffe

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 11, 2013 – The Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF), an independent national nonprofit dedicated to helping distressed homeowners navigate financial challenges and avoid mortgage foreclosure through its Homeowner’s HOPE™ Hotline at 888-995-HOPE™, today announced that Janneke Ra..

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HPF Awarded $250,000 Grant from Bank of America

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 16, 2013 – The Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF), an independent national nonprofit dedicated to helping distressed homeowners navigate financial challenges and avoid mortgage foreclosure through its HOPE™ Hotline at 888-995-HOPE (http://www.995hope.org/)™, announced today that the Ba..

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HPF Awarded $3 Million HUD Grant To Continue Counseling Homeowners

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 19, 2013 – The Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF), an independent national nonprofit dedicated to helping distressed homeowners navigate financial challenges and avoid mortgage foreclosure through its HOPE™ Hotline at 888-995-HOPE (http://www.995hope.org/)™, announced today that it has..

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HPF Receives $3.4 Million Grant from National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) Program

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 17, 2013 – The Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF), an independent national nonprofit dedicated to helping distressed homeowners navigate financial challenges and avoid mortgage foreclosure through its Homeowner’s HOPE™ Hotline at 888-995-HOPE (http://www.995hope.org/)™, announce..

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Loan Modification Scam Prevention Network Supports National Consumer Protection Week

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 4, 2013 – The Loan Modification Scam Prevention Network (LMSPN), a national anti-scam effort comprised of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF), and NeighborWorks® America, along with national government agenci..

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HPF and Tennessee Attorney General Partner on Statewide Hotline to Facilitate Mortgage Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 12, 2012 – The Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF), an independent national nonprofit dedicated to helping distressed homeowners navigate financial challenges and avoid mortgage foreclosure through its Homeowner’s HOPE™ Hotline, and Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper announced to..

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