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Making Home Affordable An official program of the Departments of the Treasury & Housing and Urban Development


 Homeowner Success Stories

​​​​​​​​​​​​Meet real homeowners from across the country who have successfully entered into the Making Home Affordable © program. Read their stories below.

Steve, CT
Steve is a married, father of three in rural Connecticut who, in 2008, had an excellent position working for a government contractor selling military products to the U.S. and other governments (parachutes, uniforms, backpacks, etc.).  He had to separate from the company in early 2008 because a corporate relocation resulted in a commuting nightmare.  ​​​​​​​​Read more

Cindy, MO
While the foreclosure crisis continues to affect families across America, the Making Home Affordable Program has helped over 900,000 families. One of those stories is from Cindy, a mother and employee working two jobs in  Missouri.  ​​​​​​​​Read more

​​Our Neighbors in Ohio
Meet two homeowners from Ohio who successfully completed their trials and are now in permanent HAMP SM modifications. Mark from Roaming Shores and Gabe from Springfield relate their experiences facing foreclosure and ultimately saving their homes.  ​​​​​​​​Read more

Joe, Dorchester, MA
Joe from Dorchester, MA lost his job in the construction industry in late 2009.  He had purchased a home and was in the process of fixing it up when he lost his job.  Read more

HAMP Provides a Happy Homecoming for a Service Member and His Family
Just over a year ago, Vanessa’s husband, who is in the Navy, was deployed to Afghanistan under Operation Enduring Freedom. Vernon’s tour was expected to last about eleven months, including training and active duty.  Read more

Last Updated: 3/12/2012 10:16 AM

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Hear it from Homeowners

Curtis and Darlene, Chicago IL

Curtis and Darlene of Chicago, IL

Curtis and Darlene had lived in their home for 35 years when Curtis lost his job. That’s when MHA helped them cut their mortgage payments in half.

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