What If I Can’t Afford to Keep My Home?

By Mark Cole, HLP Chief Executive Officer

Despite record-low unemployment and rising household incomes, many homeowners continue to struggle to make their mortgage payment every month. The US Labor Department reports that approximately 7.6 million people – about five percent of working Americans — hold two jobs to make ends meet.  Other homeowners have suffered devastating property damage this summer due to earthquakes in California and Tropical Storm Barry,