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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Final awards for mortgage assistance and foreclosure prevention announced

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Pierce County Human Services is announcing the round 2 funding decision from federal CARES Act dollars for mortgage assistance and foreclosure prevention counseling.  A total of $2.2 million was allocated be used to target homeowners at risk of foreclosure who have suffered a COVID-19 related loss. For round 1, a total of $1,382,615 was allocated.

The Pierce County Council allocated an additional one million to support foreclosure prevention counseling and mortgage assistance, making the total allocated amount over $3.2 million. For round 2, the remaining $1,817,835 was allocated to the following agencies:

  • Pierce County Coalition for Developmental Disabilities (PC2), $179,650
  • Washington State Housing Commission, $1,545,000
  • Multicultural Child and Family Hope Center, $93,185

These expenditures are part of the community response and resilience plan to prevent people from losing their current housing and to avoid foreclosures.

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