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Mortgage help


General Mortgage help links:

The Homeownership Preservation Foundation Hotline at 1-888-995-HOPE (4673) provides free counseling for homeowners. Additional resources for homeowners are available online at: 

HOPE NOW is an alliance between counselors, servicers, investors, and other mortgage market participants to maximize outreach efforts to at-risk homeowners and help them stay in their homes.  Click here to see full list of Alliance members.

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Refinance Options

If You Can't Keep Your Home

Department of Justice (DOJ

Federal Housing Administration(FHA)

Federal Trade Commission (FTC}

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)



Iowa Mortgage Help initiative local counseling agencies

Iowa Home Ownership Education Project, Johnston
Contact: Stephanie Preusch, 515-229-7737

Center for Siouxland, Sioux City
Contact: Jonette Spurlock, 712-252-1861 ext. 12

Citizens for Community Improvement, Des Moines
Contact: Sharon Zanders-Ackiss, 515-255-0800

Community Housing Initiatives, Spencer
Contact: Jeni Hanselman, 712-262-5640 x26

Family Housing Advisory Services, Council Bluffs
Contact: Donna McFadden, 712-322-4436

Family Management Credit Counselors, Inc., Waterloo
Contact: Katy Hackett, 319-234-6695

Operation Threshold, Waterloo (Also offices in Independence and Grundy Center)
Contact: Barbara A. Grant, 319-291-2065

United Neighbors, Inc., Davenport
Contact: Dawn Mutum-Plies, 563-322-7363 Ext. 205

Iowa Mediation Service, West Des Moines (also offices in Spencer, Mason City, Cedar Rapids)
Contact: Mike Thompson, 515-331-8081

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