Evan Haning, wtop.com
If you're struggling to hold on to your home, you are a target for predatory lenders. QuestionsProtect.org is the National Fair Housing Alliance resource for avoiding lenders who prey on homeowners.
It warns borrowers about refinancing schemes, fraudulent ways lenders hide costs and unaffordable loans based on what borrowers have rather than their ability to pay.
A lending terms glossary, worksheet for choosing a mortgage provider and links to local help are available on this site.
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