Other Federal Agencies
United States Department of the Treasury
The United States Department of the Treasury's foreclosure prevention efforts have been channeled into the Making Home Affordable program since its launch.
Federal Trade Commission
The Federal Trade Commission's Mortgages/Real Estate website contains homebuyer and homeowner resources on deceptive advertising, predatory credit products, foreclosure rescue scams, home equity loans, and reverse mortgages.
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's (OCC) Help with My Bank website features FAQs for consumers on a range of bank services, including mortgages. The FAQ on mortgages addresses questions about the sale of mortgages from final institution to financial institution, the OCC's power to intercede in creditor-debtor relations, and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, all issues that have a bearing on the current foreclosure crisis.
Office of Thrift Supervision
The Office of Thrift Supervision's (OTS) Consumer Resources website features links to the Making Home Affordable program website, credit counseling resources, AARP and OTS research on reverse mortgages, and financial literacy resources.
United States Financial Literacy and Education Commission
The United States Financial Literacy and Education Commission's website mymoney.gov has, among other consumer resources, educational materials for homebuyers and homeowners on predatory lending and foreclosure rescue scams.