The Number to Dial for Mortgage Help
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Our last word in business is 1-888-995-HOPE; that's the number homeowners can call if they're worried about foreclosure. It's part of the government's plan to prevent a wave of foreclosures after the boom in subprime mortgage lending. The problem is, when President Bush announced the plan yesterday, he said 1-800 instead of 1-888. It's not clear how many people called the Freedom Christian Academy looking for mortgage advice.
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