February 17, 2011
Homeownership Preservation Foundation Appoints Dr. Christopher Herbert to Board of Directors
Dr. Herbert has more than two decades of experience conducting research related to housing policy, housing markets, housing finance and urban development. In recent years, Dr. Herbert’s work has had a particular focus on efforts to promote and maintain homeownership for low-income and minority families.
February 16, 2011
Homeownership Preservation Foundation is Sole Recipient of $1 Million HUD Grant to Increase Awareness, Assist Victims of Foreclosure Rescue Scams
HPF Also Awarded $1.72 Million to Support Housing Counseling Services
February 14, 2011
Federal Reserve Appoints Josh Fuhrman to Consumer Advisory Council
Mr. Fuhrman will serve a three-year term on the 30-member CAC, which convenes three times a year to advise the Board on issues related to consumers, communities and the financial services industry...
January 24, 2011
Why Make the Call? What You Need to Know About Foreclosure Prevention Counseling and the Homeowner’s HOPE™ Hotline
By Colleen Hernandez, CEO, Homeownership Preservation Foundation
December 28, 2010
The following letter to the editor by HPF CEO Colleen Hernandez was published by American Banker, 12/28/2010
November 30, 2010
Homeownership Preservation Foundation Reports Call Volume for October from Homeowners Facing Foreclosure
The Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF) received 125,248 calls in October from distressed homeowners, a 14.2 percent decrease from September, which had the highest call volume year to date. October call volume was seven percent higher than calls received during the same period in 2009. The states with the largest call volume in October were California, Florida, New York, Texas and Georgia, the same call volume ranking as in September.
October 26, 2010
Homeownership Preservation Foundation Reports Call Volume for September from Homeowners Facing Foreclosure
The Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF) received 145,993 calls in September from distressed homeowners, a three percent increase from the previous month. Call volume to the hotline increased 7.4 percent in the third quarter from the previous quarter. The states with the largest call volumes in September were California, Florida, New York, Texas and Georgia.
October 13, 2010
Homeownership Preservation Foundation Provides Assistance, Six Warning Signs of Foreclosure Scams to Prevent Homeowners Falling Prey to Rip-offs
The Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF), which provides information and financial education to guide consumers toward the path of sustainable homeownership, is alerting homeowners to resources that will help them avoid being victimized by unscrupulous companies conducting mortgage loan modification and foreclosure rescue scams.
September 22, 2010
4 Million Homeowners Dial 888-995-HOPE for Help Avoiding Foreclosure
The Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF), which provides information and financial education to guide consumers toward the path of sustainable homeownership, announces today that it has helped over four million distressed homeowners through its Homeowner’s HOPE™ Hotline (1-888-995-HOPE). Since the financial crisis began in 2008, homeowners have called the Hotline seeking guidance and information about how to avoid foreclosure.
July 28, 2010
Statement by Colleen Hernandez, CEO, Homeownership Preservation Foundation Regarding the National PSA Campaign to Raise Awareness of the Making Home Affordable Program
“The Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF), which was designated as the Making Home Affordable Program call-center in 2009, is pleased to be able to assist the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as the call to action for these timely and very important PSAs,” said Colleen Hernandez, CEO of the Homeownership Preservation Foundation.