Maximizing Public Resources for Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

Shannon Sswiatek August 24, 2016

Like renters, homeowners have an array of public benefit programs available to them to supplement their income and maintain housing stability. In this webinar, Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. (LawNY) and Empire Justice Center provide an overview of benefits available to homeowners, as well as how to qualify for these benefits.The presenters cover emergency assistance for back mortgage and tax payments, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, Public Assistance benefits, Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) benefits, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), which homeowners may take advantage of to assist in preserving their housing.

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