Through funding through the National Mortgage Settlement, Attorney General Schneiderman has dedicated $60 million three years to fund housing counselors and legal services across the state.

Housing counselors provide free advice and assistance on foreclosure avoidance, loan modification and refinance application assistance, credit issues, and other relevant topics.

Legal Services organizations provide direct assistance to homeowners facing foreclosure, including legal advice, advocacy and litigation services.

To be connected with a legal services or housing counseling organization near you, call 855-HOME-456 or 2-1-1.