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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Mortgage Foreclosure issues in Pennsylvania.

  • Avoiding Foreclosure: How to Reduce the Risk of Losing Your Home

    Brochure from Regional Housing Legal Services explaining the operation of the Homeowners Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (HEMAP) Help Center. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Regional Housing Legal Services
  • Avoiding Mortgage Foreclosure (Audio-MP3)

    Episode of Northwestern Legal Services' "Access to Justice" Radio show broadcast on JET 1400 AM in Erie, PA on 3/13/08. Information on avoiding mortgage foreclosure in Pennsylvania, alternative approaches, Applications to HEMAP (Homeowner's Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program) and details on the Act 91 Notice. Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services
  • Coronavirus: Protections for Homeowners

    Information on protections for all homeowners in Pennsylvania affected by COVID-19 from Regional Housing Legal Services. Read More

  • Foireclosure

    Information from Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services about what to do if you receive a notice of foreclosure. Content Detail

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    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
  • Homeowners & Renters: Foreclosure & Eviction Information during COVID-19

    Information on Foreclosure and Eviction proceedings during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Emergency. Content Detail

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    Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania
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    Spanish / Español
  • Information for PHILADELPHIA HOMEOWNERS During the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Resources and information for homeowners in Philadelphia. Content Detail

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    Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
  • Mortgage Foreclosure

    Information from Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. on your rights in a mortgage foreclosure. Content Detail

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    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
  • Mortgage Foreclosure Process (Audio-MP3)

    This is an episode of Northwestern Legal Services' Access to Justice Radio show broadcast on JET 1400 AM in Erie, PA on 1/10/2008. This episode provides an overview of issues surrounding mortgage foreclosure in Pennsylvania, avoiding adjustable rate mortgages and unscrupulous lending practices, what is the legal process, applying for Homeowner's Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (HEMAP), what happens if HEMAP is denied, and information on possibly bankruptcy remedies, how to get legal help. Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services
  • Petition to Waive Court Costs

    Click the document title to be linked to LawHelp Interactive where you can prepare a Petition to Waive Court Fees which can be used to ask the Pennsylvania Court for permission to file legal papers for free. This form can be used in most types of court cases in Pennsylvania. Approval to waive fees is not automatic. You will need to ask the Court to approve your Petition. Instructions will be included. PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a fill-in-the-blank form; you will need to answer questions while connected to the Internet. IMPORTANT: To use this form, you must use Internet Explorer as your browser and Microsoft Word to print your documents. Read More

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    North Penn Legal Services
  • Preventing Foreclosure

    Information from Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. on preventing the foreclosure of your house Read More

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    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.
  • Preventing Mortgage Foreclosure

    Many homeowners face difficulties paying their mortgage. Job loss, change in income, and adjustments to interest rates can lead to falling behind on payments. This information from Northwestern Legal Services will give you some tips about what to do when you fall behind on your mortgage payments, what resources are available, and who can help you. Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services