Sanibel real estate blog: The Hardest Hit Fund Program

 Needing help with your mortgage because of unemploymentRead on about the Hardest Hit Fund Program:  

The Hardest Hit Fund Program has been established by the federal government to help pay the mortgages of qualified homeowners who are unemployed or underemployed through no fault of their own. Currently, this funding is only available to homeowners of Lee County, FL as a pilot program. The program is expected to become available statewide in early 2011.


Homeowners who qualify for financial assistance may receive up to 18 months of monthly mortgage payments and/or funds to pay past due mortgage payments to bring the mortgage current; these funds are paid directly to the loan service/lender.


Homeowners must meet ALL ELIGIBILITY requirements to be considered for the program. Please go to to review the eligibility criteria and familiarize yourself with this website. If you have clients that might benefit from the program, direct them to as applicants’ must apply online for assistance.


For questions about your Sanibel real estate needs, as well as your Fort Myers real estate needs, please call Chuck or Kimberley Andrews at Re/Max of the Islands, 800-388-2311. Check out our website at

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