Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Long Island

Every day there is new information coming out about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. There are so many sources of news and data that it can be hard to find the information you are looking for. We’ve put together a list of reputable government and non-profit Coronavirus resources for Long Island that we hope you’ll find useful. We do hope you’re staying safe and hope New York and the country can get back to normal quickly. However you need us, we’re here to help.

Resources for Long Island Housing

  • Simply call your mortgage company and explain your situation. These are unprecedented times. It’s possible they will work with you due to the current state of the economy.
  • If you are looking for assistance with mortgage default or first-time homebuyer counseling, contact a U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) approved housing counseling agency. This is a free service offered to everyone. Locally, you can contact the following two agencies:
  • FHA-insured loans can get assistance by contacting HUD’s National Servicing Center at (877) 622-8525 or go hud.gov/coronavirus to learn more. HUD has various programs to help homeowners who may be facing foreclosure or simply struggling with their mortgage payments.

Fannie Mae & Freddy Mac Assistance for Homeowners Affected by COVID-19

  • Call or email your loan servicer to discuss your options. You can find this company on your mortgage statement. Options include:
    • Mortgage payment relief for up to 12 months
    • Waiving penalties or late fees
    • Suspending foreclosure sales and evictions until a later date
    • Halting reporting to credit bureaus of past due payments
    • Loan modifications

Shelters:

Other National & Local Coronavirus Resources

Small Business Assitance:

Pet Care Assistance:

Stress Management:

Internet Assistance:

If you are experiencing any financial pressure at all related to house problems, please feel free to reach out to us and we’ll help in any way we can. We may at least be able to help you understand your options. If reading through all the above makes you uneasy and feels like too much of a burden to accomplish, we can always provide a fair cash offer on your house so you can sell your house fast during coronavirus and get to your next stage of life as easy as possible.