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ESAC is a community-based, multi-service agency serving residents of Boston & eastern Massachusetts. They offer programs through their Sustainable Homeownership Center such as foreclosure prevention counseling, senior homeowner repair & rehabilitation, lead paint abatement & home improvement loan assistance, as well as housing court advocacy. Please see their website for more information.
The "MA Department of Housing and Community Development” provides this list of fair housing and civil rights related resources for all Massachusetts residents.
If your primary residence was involved in a foreclosure process between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2010, you may qualify for a free Independent Foreclosure Review. The Independent Foreclosure Review will determine whether individual homeowners suffered financial injury and should receive compensation or other remedy because of errors or other problems during their home foreclosure process. Follow this link for more details.
Under the new law, homeowners do not have to make such a filing unless they hold more than $125,000 in equity in their homes. They can still get $500,000 in protection if they file a homestead declaration.
William Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has answers to basic questions pertaining to the Homestead Act. Consult this site for information or to address a claim of Homestead. Please be aware that the information you find here is not considered legal advice. As in all areas of the law, to fully understand what your rights are you should consult an attorney of your choice.
If you have a property and your looking for professional help managing it you can follow this link, find the state your property is located in and companies listed for your area following this link.