Maine Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection
If you are struggling to keep up with your mortgage payments, take action. Call the Maine Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection’s Foreclosure Prevention Hotline at: 1-888-664-2569 to get free advice and help you can trust.
To file a complaint about your lender or a potential lender, contact the Maine Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection by clicking here, or call:1-800-332-8529 OR TTY:1-888-577-6690.
Legal Services for the Elderly
If you are a Maine resident who is 60 or older and you are having a problem related to your rights, or are worried about losing your home, or are thinking about giving your home away, call the Legal Services for the Elderly Helpline at 1-800-750-5353 to talk to an attorney for free.
The Office of the Maine Attorney General
If you have a problem with a home repair job, or if you want to report a problem with a door to door contractor, call the Office of the Maine Attorney General at 207-626-8800.
For more information pertaining to homeowners in Maine, or to see a model home repair contract, check out the Maine Attorney General’s Consumer Law Guide. Get the Guide by clicking here.
Pine Tree Legal Assistance
If you are under 60 and worried about losing your home to foreclosure, you might be able to get an attorney to help you for free, or at a reduced rate. Contact the Maine Foreclosure Prevention Hotline 1-888-664-2569 or visit Pine Tree Legal Assistance’s Foreclosure Prevention Toolkit by clicking here.
For tips on what you can do if you are not able to afford the taxes on your house, visit the PTLA website on the topic by clicking here.
Maine Attorneys Saving Homes (MASH)
If you received a Notice of Foreclosure, call the attorneys at Maine Attorneys Saving Homes at: 1-800-442-4293 for help.
Maine State Housing Authority: Foreclosure Counselors
To find a HUD-approved housing counseling agency near you that provides free foreclosure prevention counseling, visit the Maine State Housing Authority Foreclosure Counselor website by clicking here.
Maine Community Action Program
Get free help now. To get help with your utilities, contact your local Community Action Program by clicking here.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
To find a HUD approved HECM counselor for a Reverse Mortgage, visit the HUD website by clicking here.
Federal Trade Commission:
For more information on homes and mortgages, visit the FTC website on the topic by clicking here.
Maine Department of Health and Human Services: Office of Aging and Disability Services
For information about state programs that can help with your property tax bill, call the Office of Aging and Disability Services at 207-262-8475 or visit the website by clicking here.