The much anticipated foreclosure prevention initiative, HomeSafe Georgia formerly known as the Hardest Hit Program was officially launched today by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.   

The purpose of the program is to help Georgia homeowners who have experienced job loss or a substantial decrease in their income with a mortgage payment bridge while they find new or better employment.

For additional information regarding eligibility please go to the

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Approved Housing Counseling Agencies are also a good resource for foreclosure prevention assistance should you have questions about this program or need additional assistance.  You can contact a HUD-Approved Housing Counseling Agency by calling 1(800) 569-4287 or visit to locate a HUD approved housing counselor near you.