Foreclosure Prevention

Home foreclosure has been increasing at an alarming rate in Ashtabula County. Ohio currently has the unfortunate distinction of having one of the highest mortgage foreclosure rate in the United States, and Ashtabula County shares in that distinction. This is due in part to a number of issues, loss of employment, medical emergency, and predatory lending practice. The high rate of foreclosures we are experiencing in Ashtabula County goes directly against efforts to improve the quality of life for our residents. 

We hope that the information found here will assist you in finding the help you need to prevent a foreclosure sale. Half of all foreclosures can be prevented by calling and working out terms with your mortgage company. Contact your mortgage company and ask to speak to their Loss Mitigation Department.

Save Our Homes Task Force
The Save Our Homes Task Force is a group of concerned lenders, realtors, government officials, non-profit agencies, educators, business leaders and interested citizens who want to help Ashtabula County residents who are facing issues involving home foreclosure. Our mission is to reduce the incidence of foreclosure in Ashtabula County. Our strategy in carrying out our mission is to create awareness, promote educational opportunities, collect data and make referrals to resources that can help residents facing foreclosure.

Available Resources
Please know that the best thing you can do is to stay in your home! Do not move out of your house, and as you work through the foreclosure process, assistance is available to you. Whether you are in need of assistance with loan or foreclosure counseling or help getting out of a predatory loan, we can get you help. We want to work together to keep you in your home! In Ashtabula County call 2-1-1 for information and referral to the resources available to assist you.