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This website is a one stop resource center for homeownership and foreclosure assistance for Washington residents.

The website was developed by the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions with support from the Washington State Housing Finance Commission and Washington Department of Commerce.

If You Need Foreclosure Assistance
If you're in need of foreclosure assistance talk to a certified housing counselor by calling 1.877.894.HOME (4663).


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What to Do If You’re Late on Payments

  • Contact Your Lender
    Washington homeowners who are having trouble making their monthly mortgage payment should try to work with their lender to assess their ability to repay debt, and consider other options.
  • Take Advantage of Free Counseling and Assistance
    Free counseling and assistance is also available to Washington residents. To be connected to a counselor, call the Washington Homeownership Information Hotline at 1-877-894-HOME (4663). They will be able talk to you about your situation, evaluate options, and explain assistance programs that may be available to you. You may also contact a Washington HUD approved counselor or a Washington Housing Finance Commission approved counselor.

    More About What to Do If You're Late on Payments

Report Fraud

If you are or think you are a victim of mortgage fraud contact the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions at 1.877.RING DFI (746-4334) and fill out the linked complaint form below.

  • File a Complaint
    File a complaint with the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions.

Guide to Home Loans

DFI's free Guide to Home Loans contains information, tips, and resources for first-time home buyers.

DFI's Guide to Home Loans can be viewed online (PDF) or ordered from DFI's website for free.
Guide to Home Loans

 Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide

The Seattle-King County Asset Building Coalition's Washington Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide is a great resource for homeowners to learn more about the foreclosure process.

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