Washington Homeownership Center – An unbiased, community-sponsored, nonprofit agency that knows the programs, products and people throughout Washington state that can help make your dream of homeownership a reality. WHC offers education seminars for home buyers and many other resources for home buyers and homeowners, including how to avoid foreclosure and predatory lending, and how to find down payment assistance.
Washington State Department of Financial Institutions - En Español - What to do if you’re facing foreclosure. Here you can find information on mortgage refinancing and how to avoid loan modification scams.
Homeownership Information Hotline – Speak with a free state-sponsored counselor.
Phone: 877-894-HOME or 877-894-4663
Línea directa de Propietarios de Viviendas – Para hablar con un asesor, llame a la línea directa de Propietarios de Viviendas del Estado de Washington (información y recursos gratuitos).
Phone: 877-894-HOME o 877-894-4663
Washington State Housing Finance Commission
Find information on homeownership programs as well as links to other resources for homeowners, home buyers and real estate and mortgage professionals.
Fairloancertification.com - Compares local mortgage rates, empowers borrowers to spot and avoid predatory mortgages with abusive pricing, and helps consumers compare the mortgage they are being offered with average local rates and quotes.
Federal Reserve Board: Mortgage Foreclosure Resources – If you are having difficulty making your mortgage payment, one of the most important things you can do is seek assistance. Use the links on this page to find information regarding foreclosure, credit counseling and tips for avoiding scams.
Recovery.gov: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act – An unprecedented effort to jumpstart our economy, create or save millions of jobs and put a down payment on addressing long-neglected challenges so our country can thrive in the 21st century. See Recovery.wa.gov for more information on stimulus spending in Washington state.
Stimulus Expansion of First-time Homebuyer Credit – From the Internal Revenue Service official website.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – HUD is the authoritative source for government information on homeownership and community development. Find information on home buying and ownership, mortgages, foreclosure and eviction, fair housing and fair lending, HUD homes for sale and more.
Contact Your VA Regional Loan Center – Click on the map to e-mail your VA Regional Loan Center.
Home Loan Program for Veterans – Link to the latest information from the VA for home loan programs and support.
The Farm Credit Council – Find out how farm credit works and identify local lenders.
Indian Home Loan Guarantee Program – Loan program to facilitate homeownership in Native American communities.
Rural Housing Resources – Find information on affordable rural housing programs, farms loans and more.
Washington State: Beginning Farmers and Ranchers – Find information on available loans and financing from the Washington State Housing Finance Commission in partnership with Northwest Farm Credit Services.
Tel: 253-548-3300 Fax: 253-537-4600 Washington Relay TTY: 711
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