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MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE

Essex Provides Various Mortgage Payment Relief Programs to Keep Homeowners in Their Homes

Our Commitment to Assist with Payment Relief

We are dedicated to providing you with support and guidance when it comes to payment relief. If you are currently facing hardship due to job loss, reduced income, illness, or other related issues, we are here to help.

Discover if a mortgage relief program suits your specific needs and circumstances:

You are invited to file an application for assistance through the secure link below. The application will walk you step by step through the process and should take about 10 minutes.

We will contact you within five business days to acknowledge receipt and let you know if you need to provide additional information or documents.

Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF)

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 established the Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) in the U.S. Department of the Treasury...

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 established the Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) in the U.S. Department of the Treasury to provide financial assistance to eligible homeowners who have suffered financial hardships during the COVID-19 National Emergency. Qualified expenses may include mortgage payment assistance, mortgage reinstatement, utilities, insurance, and other housing-related costs. If you are experiencing financial distress, these additional resources may be available through your state. More information on HAF is available at U.S. Department of the Treasury and National Council of State Housing Agencies.

Help For Homeowners

If you are experiencing difficulties making your mortgage payment, there may be programs to help you resolve your delinquency and keep your home...

If you are experiencing difficulties making your mortgage payment, there may be programs to help you resolve your delinquency and keep your home. You can learn about options and review information regarding a wide range of financial situations by going to the CFPB’s housing portal.

Home-ownership Counseling Information

The Federal government provides contact information for housing counselors, which you can access via the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...

The Federal government provides contact information for housing counselors, which you can access via the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau or Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) or by calling (800) 569–4287.

Counseling is also available at no charge from HUD-approved counselors through the HOPE Hotline: (888) 995-HOPE or go to www.995hope.org. This housing counseling on-demand service is available 24-hours a day/7-days a week in Spanish and English (other languages available on request).

Help for Service Members and their Dependents

If you are a service member or veteran and are struggling to pay your mortgage, the information and links to additional resources may help...

If you are a servicemember or veteran and are struggling to pay your mortgage, the information and links to additional resources below may help. If you or any occupant of your home are or recently were on active military duty or related active service, you may be eligible for benefits and protections under the federal Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), or state law. This may include protection from foreclosure or eviction.

You may also find assistance by speaking with someone at your local legal assistance office. Click here to find your location's information.

Impacted by a Natural Disaster?

If you are facing financial difficulty and have trouble paying your mortgage following a disaster, please contact us so we can help you find the right options...

If you are facing financial difficulty and have trouble paying your mortgage following a disaster, please contact us so we can help you find the right options for your circumstances.

There are also additional resources that may also be of assistance following a natural disaster in your community. You can contact FEMA to see what government assistance may be available by calling FEMA at (800) 621-3362 or visiting the FEMA website.

Further information regarding individual assistance can be found here.

You may also find assistance by contacting the following private agencies for additional assistance in recovery from the disaster. Contact the American Red Cross or the Salvation Army.

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