Foreclosure Assistance
 
Facing foreclosure? The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) believes it is important that you have access to information, assistance and effective legal advocates when dealing with the possibility of foreclosure.
 
Below is more information on where to find resources and assistance if you are facing potential foreclosure of your home:
 

Urban League Housing
The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle has been certified by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) since 1968 to provide housing counseling. They offer services for low-to-moderate income households of first time homebuyers, current homeowners and rental tenants. They also offer monthly Home Buyers Seminars held the third Saturday of every month. Click the link above or call their hotline at 800-368-1455.

Northwest Justice Project (NJP)
Foreclosure Prevention Unit (FPU): Their FPU helps people who are threatened with home foreclosure. If you need help with a foreclosure call 1-800-606-4819 to see if you are eligible for free legal help.

Washington State Homeownership Hotline
The Washington State Homeownership Hotline, part of the Department of Financial Institutions, is free, state-sponsored counseling for Washington residents who are facing foreclosure. Click the link above or call the hotline at 1.877.894.HOME (1.877.894.4663) and talk to a counselor near you who can help.

Washington State Dept. of Financial Institutions
The Department of Financial Institution’s site lists approved post-purchase counselors around the state that provide free counseling on housing and foreclosure issues.

Washington State Bar Association
The Washington State Bar Association and the Northwest Justice Project are pleased to offer free legal assistance to low- and moderate-income homeowners through the Home Foreclosure Legal Aid Project. 

Washington State Office of the Attorney General
The Attorney General’s office provides general tips on what to do when facing foreclosure.

NeighborWorks
A national group that has several local offices for counseling.