By the end of 2007, the Don't Borrow Trouble
campaign had reached more than 350,000 consumers through 50 local campaigns in 31 states and the District of Columbia.
Across the nation, increasing numbers of individuals are facing foreclosures or defaults," said Congressman Mike Doyle (PA-14), "I encourage individuals who think they may be in over their heads to call the Don't Borrow Trouble
helpline for advice.
With funds from the Don't Borrow Trouble
campaign, we are looking to provide the necessary education and resources to help prevent the spread of predatory lending in San Francisco," said Marna Schwartz, anti-predatory lending coordinator at MEDA.
The goal of the expanded Don't Borrow Trouble
campaign is to decrease inappropriate mortgage lending and mortgage foreclosures through outreach, education, counseling, legal assistance and advocacy.
Partner organizations of the "Don't Borrow Trouble
Alaska" campaign include:
The Don't Borrow Trouble
campaign will help consumers avoid these pitfalls by providing helpful resources and educating them about best practices.
When I think about the impact predatory lending has on Kentuckians, I recall the impact it nearly had on a member of my own family," said Ben Cook, chief executive officer of Kentucky Housing Corporation and chair of Kentucky's Don't Borrow Trouble
Predatory lenders thrive on taking advantage of some of the most vulnerable in society, but through a targeted public education campaign, The Connecticut Don't Borrow Trouble
initiative will greatly reduce predatory lending, warning all Connecticut residents of the damage this practice can cause.
12, 2005, encourages consumers statewide to call the Don't Borrow Trouble
help line at 775-337-6363.
An Anti- Predatory Lending Roundtable comprised of leading non-profits and state-housing agencies will coordinate the Don't Borrow Trouble
William Schenck joined officials from Citizens Bank and Freddie Mac today to unveil an intensive new advertising blitz to alert borrowers in North Philadelphia and other target neighborhoods about the dangers of predatory lending and to encourage them to call the city's Don't Borrow Trouble
anti-predatory lending hotline at 215-523-9520.
Don't Borrow Trouble
Memphis encompasses an extensive public education campaign with comprehensive counseling services to help families avoid scams and resolve financial difficulties in an informed manner.
Don't Borrow Trouble
Louisville is a two-pronged program that will combine an extensive public education campaign with comprehensive counseling services to help families avoid scams and resolve financial difficulties in an informed manner.
The "Virginia Protection Lending Project" joins Don't Borrow Trouble
, a nationally award winning anti-predatory lending campaign launched by Freddie Mac and low-downpayment mortgage products designed to help residents clear the key obstacles to homeownership.
Louis Coalition to Promote Reputable Lending to launch Don't Borrow Trouble