ESOP is a non-profit HUD-approved housing counseling agency. Our mission is to foster the economic empowerment of disenfranchised communities through outreach, education and advocacy. ESOP has six offices across Ohio committed to helping urban, suburban and rural homeowners.
For information call 1-877-731-ESOP.
¿NECESITA SERVICIO EN ESPAÑOL?
ESOP tiene consejeras que hablan Español en sus Officinas que estan localizadas en Cleveland. Los propietarios de vivienda fuera de Cuyahoga que necesiten servicios en Español, favor de llamar al número gratuito: 877-731-ESOP (3767).
December 10, 2013
Today the Senate took a significant step to ensure a full and fair recovery from the foreclosure crisis. Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People (ESOP) applauds the confirmation of Rep. Mel Watt as the new Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). Both Ohio Senators Brown and Portman voted yes in the 57-41 vote.
December 8, 2013
“In Cleveland, Aeon took the deeds to dozens of houses and then failed to care for them when they didn’t sell, leaving rotting porches, shattered windows and collapsed walls, prompting the city to levy more than 100 code violations.”
October 30, 2013
In Northeast Ohio, the epicenter of the foreclosure crisis that hit its stride in 2008, the number of foreclosures has finally leveled off. Still, though, banks foreclose on more than 600 properties every month in Cuyahoga County alone. Sound of Ideas host Mike McIntyre asks why foreclosure still happens despite tighter lending restrictions, what impact it has on neighborhoods and prevention efforts.
September 30, 2013
The shock waves in 2008 shook financial markets across the nation; acutely in Northeast Ohio. Five years later, WCPN looks back at the meltdown, the bailouts, and the fallout and ahead at the strength of the recovery.
September 24, 2013
The guidance clarifies for banks and other financial services providers that reporting suspected elder financial exploitation to appropriate authorities does not generally violate the privacy provisions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, a federal law.
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