Additionally, the Buffalo Don't Borrow Trouble campaign trains other housing agencies, real estate professionals, appraisers and other mortgage professionals in spotting predatory practices.
To help homeowners avoid predatory lenders, Philadelphia's Don't Borrow Trouble campaign offers the PHIL-Plus and Mini-PHIL loan products.
Shivak, executive director of PCRG, added, "PCRG is thrilled working with Freddie Mac to launch the newest Don't Borrow Trouble campaign in Allegheny County.
The Don't Borrow Trouble Allegheny County campaign also uses brochures, posters, television public service announcements, print advertising and workshops to educate consumers who are most vulnerable to predatory lending practices, including the elderly, minorities and low- to moderate-income individuals.
Don't Borrow Trouble Silicon Valley's education and outreach campaign is a good first step.
The Don't Borrow Trouble campaign is an excellent program that reminds both Silicon Valley lenders and borrowers to proceed with caution," said Ed Moncrief, executive director, Neighborhood Housing Services Silicon Valley.
One of the main goals of the Don't Borrow Trouble campaign is to educate and inform the public about these abusive lending practices and try to help those that have already been victimized.
Including Northern Nevada's Don't Borrow Trouble campaign, Freddie Mac has brought the campaign to more than 36 locations, and received more than 30,000 inquiries to the campaign's help-lines.
Armed with information from the Don't Borrow Trouble
Campaign, our citizens will be able to protect themselves from these unscrupulous practices.
Since its launch in June 2002, Philadelphia's Don't Borrow Trouble
program has helped nearly 4,000 households resolve predatory lending issues.
Don't Borrow Trouble
Memphis use a wide range of proven advertising to better inform the public about predatory lending scams, such as excessive fees, inflated interest rates, or punishing clauses, that lock borrowers into loans they cannot truly afford.
Don't Borrow Trouble
Louisville campaign is the latest Freddie Mac effort to expand responsible homeownership in the Louisville area.
Borrowers who believe they have been the victims of these practices are urged to call the Don't Borrow Trouble
hotline administered by trained H.
All across the country Don't Borrow Trouble
is playing a critical role protecting the integrity of the American Dream of homeownership," said Tricia McClung, Vice President of Affordable Lending at Freddie Mac.
Congressman Steve Israel today joined officials from Freddie Mac and the Long Island Housing Partnership to launch Don't Borrow Trouble
-- an award winning consumer awareness campaign designed to help Nassau and Suffolk County residents spot and avoid unscrupulous lending practices and get practical financial and legal advice through the new Long Island Don't Borrow Trouble