Foreclosure help from Fannie Mae

Fannie Mae is launching an awareness campaign in Philadelphia today to encourage homeowners who are having difficulty making their mortgage payments to take steps to avert foreclosure.

Philadelphia and New Jersey-area homeowners can call a toll-free hotline, 1-866-989-6931, to receive assistance. In order to help as many homeowners as possible, Fannie Mae volunteers will staff the phones today until 8 p.m. and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday.

Homeowners can visit or call 1-866-989-6931 for information on how to pursue foreclosure-prevention solutions.