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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.

Digital Money Management App—Blueprint by HPF—Offered on Mobile Devices Free by HPF

When Paired with Unbiased, Hotline Housing Counseling, BluePrint by HPF Helps Create a Personalized Action Plan to Purchase or Sustain a Home MINNEAPOLIS, MN, June 7, 2016 – BluePrint by HPF, a digital money management app designed and powered by one of the fastest-growing fintech providers, MX, today was launched to all U.S. co..

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The Homeownership Preservation Foundation Partners with MX to Provide Money Management Tools

Partnership brings leading homeownership group and fintech startup together to empower individual financial strength (Washington,DC, March 2, 2016) – Today, approximately 7.5 million individuals owe more on their mortgages than their homes are worth.* As American household debt numbers continue to rise, the need for consumers to..

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Homeownership Preservation Foundation Announces the 2015 Coach and Counselor of the Year Recipients

Washington, D.C. (December 10, 2015) – The Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF) has announced the recipients for this year’s Coach of the Year and Counselor of the Year awards. Sunshine Hefferon was presented with the inaugural Coach of the Year award for providing outstanding customer service to homeowners. Tiffany..

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Homeownership Preservation Foundation and Framework® Expand Partnership to Educate Prospective Homeb

Leading Homeownership Groups Continues Nationwide Focus on Sustainable Homeownership (WASHINGTON, DC November 24, 2015) – Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF) and Framework® today announced enhancements to their partnership aimed at providing online home-buyer education nationwide to homebuyers. The Framework platform..

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Housing Counseling Can Make the American Dream a Reality

HPF is highlighted in the March 2015 Mortgage Banker magazine. This two page article highlights HPFs work in the distress market and introduces our transition to the pre-purchase market. It provides an in-depth review of the American Dream Campaign and its impact potential on the housing market. Read the article » (/LiteratureRe..

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HPF's CEO David Berenbaum Featured in MortgageOrb

David Berenbaum, CEO of the Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF) shares his view on consumer focused mortgage servicing with with MortgageOrb. Click here (http://www.mortgageorb.com/e107_plugins/content/content.php?content.16516) to view the full article...

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Strengthening the U.S. Housing Finance System With Housing Counseling Services

House Financial Services Committee Hearing Sustainable Housing Finance: An Update from the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Authority January 27, 2015 Statement Submitted for the Record by: David Berenbaum, Chief Executive Officer, The Homeownership Preservation Foundation dberenbaum@995HOPE.org..

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HPF APPLAUDS THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION’S COMMITMENT TO HOMEOWNERSHIP

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, applauds the Obama Administration’s continued support of sustainable homeownership. “Every American should..

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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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