Foreclosure Prevention Grantees - 2012

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
Able Works Santa Clara & San Mateo Support for foreclosure mitigation services through one-on-one counseling to families and individuals. $63,000
Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) Santa Clara Support to secure the housing rights of low-income tenants of foreclosed properties through provision of legal  information, advice and counsel, and representation. $57,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto San Mateo Support for legal assistance to homeowners and tenants facing foreclosure, including measures to prevent deceptive lending practices in low-income communities. $63,000
Housing and Economic Rights Advocates (HERA) San Mateo Support for a foreclosure prevention project that will provide in-depth legal services to homeowners. $63,000
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Support to mitigate the prevalence and severity of foreclosures by providing outreach and foreclosure-related legal services to affected homeowners in the South County area. $20,000
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County San Mateo Support for provision of legal defense to occupants of foreclosed residential properties facing eviction. $63,000
Neighborhood Housing Services Silicon Valley Santa Clara Support for education and counseling for at-risk homeowners  to preserve their status as homeowners or  help them pursue alternatives to foreclosure. $63,000
Project Sentinel Santa Clara & San Mateo Support for a HUD-certified foreclosure prevention counseling and rescue scam program for at-risk homeowners. $63,000
    Total $455,000