Predatory Lending Resources
Below you will find links to many helpful organizations.
Washington State Resources
Better Business Bureau
The Better Business Bureau mission is promote the highest ethical marketplace relationship between businesses and the public through self-regulation, education and information.
Seattle/King County Coalition for Responsible Lending
The Seattle/King County Coalition for Responsible Lending is committed to providing assistance to people who have become a victim of predatory lending.
HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agencies
A list of housing counseling agencies in Washington State that have been approved by HUD.
Washington State Housing Finance Commission
The Washington State Housing Finance Commission is dedicated to increasing housing access and affordability for the people of Washington.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development oversees home mortgage lending practices.
Federal Housing Finance Board
The Federal Housing Finance Board regulates the 12 FHLBanks that were created in 1932 to improve the supply of funds to local lenders that, in turn, finance loans for home mortgages.
National Credit Union Administration
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) is the federal agency that charters and supervises federal credit
Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO)
OFHEO's mission is to promote housing and a strong national housing finance system by ensuring the safety and soundness of Fannie Mae (Federal National Mortgage Association) and Freddie Mac (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation).