City of Boston
Department of Neighborhood Development
City Departments
Don't Borrow Trouble(c) Foreclosure Prevention

The Boston Home Center provides consumer outreach, information, and counseling to help Boston homeowners avoid predatory lending and foreclosure. Services include counseling, intervention, and workout strategies.

In 2006, Mayor Menino recognized the seeds of the subprime mortgage crisis and asked the Department of Neighborhood Development, with support from Freddie Mac, to develop two Public Service Announcements designed to raise awareness of mortgage loan scams among Boston residents. Watch them here:

"TV Take Away"

"Mail Slot

What are the benefits?

  • Receive free advice from homeownership specialists about foreclosure prevention, including how to avoid predatory lending scams, what you?re refinancing options may be, and important home repairs that may help your situation.
  • Learn about ways to get out of debt.

Who is eligible?

  • Any Boston resident who is worried about foreclosure or possible lending scams.

Have questions?

For more information about Don't Borrow Trouble Foreclosure Prevention, call:

The Boston Home Center
Department of Neighborhood Development
Phone: 617.635.HOME (4663)


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