September 24th, 2013 4:55 PM by Sherry Lee
Thank you for using the official Florida Hardest-Hit Fund Principal Reduction (HHF-PR) Website!
Please be advised that only 25,000 completed and submitted applications will be accepted initially for eligibility determination. When you click “Start Now,” you must complete all the steps to have a completed application. After you complete “Step Four”, you will see the “Submit Application” button located at the bottom, click that button, and your application is considered complete.
Once we have reached 25,000 applications, the “Start Now” button will be disabled so that we can begin processing the completed applications. If additional funding is available for the HHF-PR program after this initial launch, we will re-open the application process.
This site contains all the information you will need to begin your application for the Florida HHF-PR program, with step-by-step instructions and prompts to help you. In addition, there are facts about the program, answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) and other information that may be helpful to you. The federal government has allocated funding to assist eligible Florida homeowners who owe at least 125% more on their home than its current market value, commonly referred to as the home being “underwater.” The Florida Hardest-Hit Fund Principal Reduction (HHF-PR) program will provide up to $50,000 to an eligible homeowner(s) to help reduce the principal balance of the first mortgage. The program is available in all 67 counties in the State. Eligibility requirements include, but are not limited to, the following:
Click here to download the HHF-PR “Frequently Asked Questions” document, which contains the complete list of Florida HHF-PR eligibility requirements and program benefit.
After reviewing this information, if you determine that your situation does not meet all of the eligibility criteria for participation in the HHF-PR program, you may qualify for Florida HHF Unemployment Mortgage Assistance Program (UMAP) or Mortgage Loan Reinstatement Program (MLRP) assistance. To review program eligibility criteria and/or to submit an application, you will need to visit www.FLHardestHitHelp.org. However, this site will not accept NEW applications until Tuesday, October 1, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
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