Legal-name: HOME PRESERVATION AND PREVENTION INC
Previous-name: DBA HPP CARES
Address: 142 W BROADWAY
City: LONG BEACH
Organizational-status: 501 C 3
Officer: KATHERINE PEOPLES FOUNDER
ContactName: Katherine Peoples McGill
GrantPurpose: Help to sustain home ownership, eliminate evictions by negotiating forbearance and modification assistance for those who lost jobs and work due to COVID 19
Audienceserved: LOW INCOME TO MODERATE INCOME, ELDERLY –
Demoofaudience: HOMEOWNERS, ALL ETHNICITIES WHOSE INCOME HAS BEEN IMPACTED BY COVID 19 AGES 28 THRU 99
1. What disaster recovery service have already been provided? : HPP CARES is an HUD Certified Consumer Housing Counseling agency providing FREE financial coaching over the phone for consumers in desperate need of answers from there mortgage services (submission and request for mortgage forbearance and eventually mortgage assistance like that of loan modification, landlord/tenant (preventing evictions and providing assistance to landlords desperate for how to manage nonpaying tenants while seeking resolve for their own mortgage dilemmas, and lastly negation of forbearance from creditors for the many individuals and families whom over the course of the last two weeks and moving forward have and will deplete there financial reserves deciphering should we eat or pay rent budgeting there Unemployment and Stimulus Funding. Our HUD-certified staff with extended hours for 24/7 coverage has counseled well over 1100 families over the course of the last 4 weeks. We have negotiated 1428 Mortgage Forbearance and prepared 543 loan modification packages.
2. What disaster recovery service will be provided by this grant? : Our-HUD-certified staff will continue educating consumers via the phone and webinar how to manage financial strain, along with negotiation of mortgage forbearance and mortgage assistance. We will continue to provide a safety net for tenants experiencing challenges with landlords threatening eviction for non-rent along with educating landlords the proper protocol to manage this crisis along with support on managing their mortgages.
3. What individuals (and/or organizations) will you assist? : Our focus is the low-income community – lacking in tenant rights when it comes to evictions. At this point the low income community has changed overnight due to the fact that many breadwinners for households have loss there income so helping those who have been put into the tail spin of having income to now on unemployment and needing help figuring out there obligations.
4. What other disaster recovery funds have you received? What amount?: NO FUNDING HAS BEEN ISSUED AS OF YET WE HOPE IN THE COMING WEEKS.
5. What other disaster recovery funds have you applied for?: HUD – EMERGECY COVID 19 – HOUSING COUSNELING FORECLOSURE PREVENTION, SCE, PPP, EIDL.