Foreclosed Property Resources
Mortgage Bankers Association of America Property Preservation Resource Center and List of Contacts
These resources provide contact information to help locate mortgage servicer property preservation departments and staff.
NSP - Acquisition and Relocation Resources
This web page provides helpful information and resources related to property acquisition and relocation in connection with the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).
Neighborhood Stabilization Program - Property Disposition: Affordable Housing Opportunities Under NSP (PDF)
Community Developments Fact Sheet
Financial Institutions Foreclosed Property Contacts (PDF)
Access major national mortgage loan servicers via web links and other contact information.
Property Search Through Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS®) (PDF)
MERS® was created by the mortgage banking industry to streamline the mortgage process by using electronic commerce to eliminate paper. Information about properties securing loans included on the MERS® system can be obtained on the MERS® Web site. Instructions on how to identify servicers utilizing the MERS® system, and to identify servicers for a specific property can be accessed here (PDF).
CRA Aspects of Foreclosed Property Donation/Discounted Sales Initiatives
This OCC article discusses how foreclosure prevention initiatives and donating foreclosed property may receive positive consideration under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Foreclosure Resource Center
Resources include a Community Foreclosure Mitigation Toolbox, access to Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data, and links to community resources for areas under the supervision of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank.
HUD Neighborhood Stabilization Program Grants
The Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) was established for the purpose of stabilizing communities that have suffered from foreclosures and abandonment. NSP1, a term that references the NSP funds authorized under Division B, Title III of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act (HERA) of 2008, provides grants to all states and selected local governments on a formula basis. NSP2, a term that references the NSP funds authorized under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (the Recovery Act) of 2009, provides grants to states, local governments, nonprofits and a consortium of nonprofit entities on a competitive basis. The Recovery Act also authorized HUD to establish NSP-TA, a $50 million allocation made available to national and local technical assistance providers to support NSP grantees. NSP3, a term that references the NSP funds authorized under Section 1497 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) of 2010, provides a third round of neighborhood stabilization grants to all states and select local governments on a formula basis.
The NeighborWorks America Web site provides resources and information to help communities and nonprofit organizations work to stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods that have been affected by home foreclosures.
ICF International partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management markets. ICF has established a web page that provides information on neighborhood stabilization programs and the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) created by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA).
PolicyMap is a geographic information system which allows the user to easily create custom maps, tables, and charts using Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) NSP data.