While the below information seems reasonable and we would not link to it if it did not, it was, after all, “found on the Internet.” So use it as a guide, not as a substitute for professional advice. Some of this information may be superseded when recently enacted legislation, the Homeowners’ Bill of Rights, takes effect on January 1st, 2013.
- Keep Your Home California.
California was awarded nearly $2 billion in funds to help eligible California homeowners avoid preventable foreclosures. Unemployment Mortgage Assistance. Mortgage Reinstatement Assistance Program. Principal Reduction Program. Transition Assistance Program.
- A FAQ about Foreclosure.
Sample items: "How Can I Stop The Foreclosure?" "Should I speak with my lender when they call?"
- Another FAQ on California Foreclosure Laws.
Sample items: "How are California mortgages foreclosed?" "Is there a right of redemption in California?"
- A FAQ with info for renters whose landlord is being foreclosed on.
Sample items: "The place I rent is in foreclosure. Will I be able to stay?" "How can I find out if the place I rent is in foreclosure... ?"
- Notice of Default.
An article about, and the text of, the Notice of Default which begins the foreclosure process in California.
Search for pre-foreclosures and notice of default in California. This site is designed for buyers, but can be useful to people doing anti-foreclosure work.
Preforeclosures in California - California Notice of Default and Lis Pendens. Another search engine for foreclosures and related information.
- A look at foreclosures and evictions from the legal dark side.