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Foreclosure Help
A home is a financial asset and more. It is a place to live and raise children, it's a plan for the future and it's an investment in your community. The City of Hollywood promotes home preservation and encourages you to contact Community Development should you require additional assistance at 954.921.3271.

Tips To Avoid Foreclosure

  • Contact your lender's loss mitigation department
  • Open and respond to all mail from your lender
  • Call a HUD (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) approved Housing Counseling Agency
  • Create a personal budget and review your financial resources
  • Consider ways of increasing your income and reducing your expenses

Helpful Websites or 1.888.995.HOPE

Do you have a Fannie Mae Loan?

HUD approved Housing Counseling Agencies in Broward County
  • Broward County Housing Authority, 954.739.1114
  • New Visions Community Development Corp, 954.768.0920
  • Neighborhood Housing Services, 954.564.4037, ext. 1127
  • HOPE Human Resources, 954.342.8470
  • Urban League of Broward County, 954.625.2590

Other Related Resources
  • Legal Aid Service of Broward County 954.765.8950
  • U.S. Department of HUD, FHA Resource Center 1.800.225.5342
  • Broward County Property Appraisers 954.357.7542
  • Florida Department of Financial Services 954.321.2900 
  • Florida's Condominium Regulation Resources 1.850.922.7671
  • WorkForce One of Broward County 954.967.1010

For information on how to obtain a U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) certified default counselor, visit HUD'S website When you get to the home page of the HUD website, you will need to click on the RESOURCES tab at the top, select "HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agencies" from the drop down, click on the state of Florida, scroll down (alphabetical order by city) to the nearest city to you.

Contact the Counseling Agency for further instructions or call the HUD office at 1.800.569.4287.