Help or Resources for distressed Homeowners in Northern California.
Asian Law Alliance (ALA)
|Assistance:||Foreclosure Prevention in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Tagalog, Vietnamese, and Spanish|
|Services:||ALA provides self-help materials, legal counseling, and legal representation focusing on the Asian and Pacific Islander communities of Santa Clara County. There are no income guidelines for legal consultations, but there are income limits for legal representation cases. Clients must be 50% or below San Jose Median Income. Representation cases include housing matters.|
Bay Area Legal Aid
|Location:||Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara Counties|
Housing attorneys offer assistance to low-income Bay Area residents on housing matters including foreclosures. Individuals experiencing a housing problem should call the Legal Advice Line that is within their area code. For the Legal Asdvice Hotlines, click here: http://www.baylegal.org/client-services/housing-preservation/legal-advice-hotline.
Community Legal Services of East Palo Alto
|Assistance:||Foreclosure and Loan Scams in English and Spanish|
|Location:||East Palo Alto|
CLSEPA provides legal assistance to low-income individuals and families in East Palo Alto and surrounding communities. The organization’s Anti-Predatory Lending Initiative protects against predatory lending, loan modification scams, unlawful detainers, and other post-foreclosure issues. To schedule an appointment, homeowners can call or email the office.
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley - Fair Housing Law Project
|Assistance:||Foreclosure and Loan Scams in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, and Spanish|
The Law Foundation provides free legal services to Silicon Valley individuals in need. There is no income restriction and citizenship is not required. The Fair Housing Project's four attorneys offer assistance on predatory lending and related loan modification scam matters.
Legal Aid of Marin
|Assistance:||Foreclosure Prevention in English and Spanish|
|Services:||Legal Aid of Marin provides legal representation and advocacy, information, referral, advice, community education, and other assistance to low-income and older adult residents of Marin County. In particular, the organization assists with problems related to housing, contracts, credit and consumer cases, and a variety of other civil legal issues.|
Legal Aid of Napa Valley
|Assistance:||Foreclosure in English and Spanish|
|Services:||Legal Aid of Napa Valley provides free bilingual legal assistance to seniors, immigrants, and low-income residents of Napa County. The attorneys offer a legal services program for seniors and those at risk of becoming homeless. In addition, the group holds legal advice clinics regularly at locations throughout Napa County. People seeking legal advice may attend a clinic to consult with a legal advocate free of charge. Interested individuals should contact Legal Aid before attending a clinic to confirm the time and place of the clinic and to schedule an appointment.|
Legal Assistance to the Elderly (LAE)
|Assistance:||Foreclosure to San Francisco residents age 60 and older and younger disabled adults in Spanish and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese)|
|Services:||LAE provides free legal services, including advice and representation, to San Francisco residents age 60 and over and to younger disabled adults.|
Legal Services of Northern California
|Assistance:||Foreclosure and Loan Scams in English and Spanish|
|Location:||Auburn, Chico, Eureka, Redding, Sacramento, Vallejo, Ukiah, Woodland|
|Phone:||Auburn (530) 823-7560, Chico (530) 345-9491, Eureka (707) 445-0866, Redding (530) 241-3565, Sacramento (916) 551-2150, Vallejo (707) 643-0054, Ukiah (707) 462-1471 or (877) 529-7700, Woodland (530) 662-1065|
|Services:||This organization provides a broad range of civil legal services to low-income residents in the Counties of Sacramento, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sierra, Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Plumas, Tehama, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lassen, Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Trinity, Solano, Lake, Mendocino, and Yolo. The office has broad priorities, which includes housing matters such as foreclosure.|
Pro Bono Project Silicon Valley
|Assistance:||Foreclosure in English, Spanish, and Russian|
|Services:||The Pro Bono Project handles civil cases for low-income (125% of the Federal Poverty Level) citizens of Santa Clara County. The organization also provides self-help materials and a pro se legal clinic.|
|Assistance:||Foreclosure and Housing Counseling in English and Mandarin|
|Phone:||(408) 720-9888 or (888) 331-3332|
|Services:||Project Sentinel helps homeowners protect against foreclosure and predatory lending practices. The agency also provides reverse mortgage counseling for seniors. It further offers a free mediation program for all community disputes in the cities of Palo Alto, Los Altos, Mountain View, and Sunnyvale. Project Sentinel does not provide legal representation in court.|
Senior Law Project Inc.
|Phone:||(707) 263-4703 or 800-260-4703|
|Services:||The Senior Law Project, Inc. provides free legal services to elderly residents (age 60 and over) of Lake and Mendocino counties. Counseling and representation are provided in the following areas: elder abuse, public benefits (health, income and supportive services), housing rights, consumer protection and debt. The Project delivers services through telephone consultations, in-person consultations both at the Senior Law Project office and at clients' homes or placement locations.|
Volunteer Legal Services Program of the Bar Association of San Francisco (VLSP)
|Assistance:||Foreclosure and Consumer in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Spanish|
|Services:||VLSP provides a no-fee, pro bono panel system in most areas of civil law. Clients must be at poverty level guidelines or lower. All intakes are done over the phone; clients can call during open intake hours. VLSP matches clients with pro bono private attorneys through the Program, or schedules clients for one of our clinics staffed by pro bono private attorneys. All clients and cases are handled on an appointment basis. Individuals can also contact the group by attending a clinic at the San Francisco Public Library, Hastings College of the Law, 198 McAllister Street, 1st Floor (at Hyde Street), Louis B. Mayer Lounge on the 2ND SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH. On the LAST Saturday of each month, go to Providence Baptist Church, 1601 McKinnon Ave. at Mendell St., at 12:00 p.m. |
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Looking to avoid a foreclosure by doing a Short Sale do give us a call or
check our web site for the "CDPE" button.