TRENTON–Residents facing foreclosure can visit http://www.nj.gov/foreclosuremediation/ for more information and call a hotline at 1-888-989-5277. The hotline is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The program is a partnership of the Judiciary, the Office of the Attorney General, the Housing & Mortgage Finance Agency, Legal Services of New Jersey, the Office of the Public Advocate and the Department of Banking and Insurance.
“New Jersey families who are in jeopardy of losing their home now will have resources at their fingertips to legally stop foreclosure proceedings,” said Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-Union). “The mediation program will provide counseling services to struggling families to help them renegotiate the terms of their mortgage and keep their home.”
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