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Real Estate: Foreclosure

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Primary Law

United States Foreclosure Law - This link provides foreclosure law information by state.

New York Statutes

The Laws Of New York Consolidated Laws Real Property Actions & Proceedings Article 13: Action To Foreclosure A Mortgage

Free Resources

Foreclosure Resources/ NY Court Help - US Department of Housing and Urban Development HUD provides a list of free or low cost trained and approved Housing Counseling Agencies.

Foreclosure Prevention & Homeowner Rights - Legal Services - LSNYC assists New York City homeowners facing foreclosure. With community-based foreclosure prevention projects in our Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island offices, our dedicated team of attorneys and advocates provides critical legal services against the rising tide of foreclosure cases filed in our City’s courts. LSNYC attorneys represent homeowners in foreclosure as well as in state and federal court litigation challenging predatory lending, abusive mortgage servicing, and fair housing and lending violations. We represent NYC homeowners in court-mandated settlement conferences, provide legal advice and pro se assistance through court-based clinics, help clients negotiate loan modifications, and do policy advocacy on fair lending and real estate finance issues.