Faces of Home Stories
- HFA NewsJanuary 24, 2012
When Dorine D’Agostino lost her job of more than 11 years, she started collecting unemployment, but despite a small mortgage payment she couldn’t cover all the mounting bills, she said. She tried looking for work but at 60 years old it was tough and she started to lose faith that everything would work out. Then she got a letter telling her about the SC HELP program and decided to apply.
- HFA NewsDecember 1, 2011
When Pella Corp announced plans to close its South Carolina plant, South Carolina Homeownership & Employment Lending Program (SC HELP), South Carolina’s foreclosure prevention initiative, was among the first agencies to offer help to employees facing job loss and dramatic reductions in household income.
- HFA NewsSeptember 26, 2011South Carolina SHFDA Foreclosure Prevention Program Expands to Include Underemployment and Self-Employed Borrowers
As unemployment figures for South Carolina rose to 11.1 percent in August, SC HELP, South Carolina’s foreclosure prevention program, has expanded the pool of potential beneficiaries to include more struggling homeowners who may be in danger of losing their homes.
- HFA NewsAugust 12, 2011
The South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority (SC State Housing) announced today that it is lowering interest rates on both its First-Time Home Buyer Mortgage Loan and Palmetto Heroes programs – lending assistance programs offering low interest rates and down payment assistance to qualified buyers.
- HFA NewsAugust 4, 2011
Responsible, but struggling, homeowners now in danger of losing their homes to foreclosure in South Carolina are still able to apply for almost $300 million in federal funds available through the South Carolina Homeownership and Employment Lending Program (SC HELP).