We've previously covered how to buy a home, but what resources are available for current homeowners that are struggling to make mortgage payments during a financial crisis? We meet with Joyce McDonald with FrameWorks Community Development Corporation to discuss trustworthy assistance options, as well as how to recognize scams.
Please note: As of January 21, 2021, the foreclosure moratorium referenced in this podcast segment has been extended until March 31, 2021.
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Meet Our Guest—Joyce McDonald
Joyce McDonald is devoted to providing home buyer education, financial education, and foreclosure prevention counseling to Texas families. She is both a HUD certified housing counselor and the Executive Director of FrameWorks Community Development Corporation, a nonprofit housing counseling agency located in Austin. Founded in 2004, FrameWorks CDC has assisted more than 11,000 Central Texas families with counseling services and affordable housing opportunities.
In addition to her work with FrameWorks, Joyce also serves on the Board of TexHealth Central Texas and holds the position of Board Secretary with the Texas Association of Community Development Corporations. She is also a 2012 graduate of Leadership Austin, which brings leaders together to work towards community-wide systemic change.
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