Orange County


Shelter, Listing and Transitional Housing

Facing Homelessness is a scary time.

No one should do it alone. There are multiple shelters and transitional housing options in Orange County, backed by organizations committed to helping families through this difficult time and getting back on the road to stable affordable housing. 

Need Help? Dial 2-1-1

Are you or is someone you know dealing with financial difficulties? Need help with rent or utilities? In need of child care or seeking help with an aging parent? Looking for affordable housing, medical care or after school programs? Dial 2-1-1 to reach a free, 24-hour information and referral helpline. 


The IRS on Home Foreclosure and Debt Cancellation

The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 generally allows taxpayers to exclude income from the discharge of debt on their principal residence. Debt reduced through mortgage restructuring, as well as mortgage debt forgiven in connection with a foreclosure, qualify for this relief.

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Affordable Housing Clearninghouse

The Affordable Housing Clearinghouse is a network of lenders, community groups, and public agencies dedicated to the creation of quality affordable housing. AHC provides mortgage loans, down payment assistance, home buyer education and homes for sale.

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