CFPB Launches New Mortgage and Housing Assistance Website

In the early onset of the COVID-19 crisis, California Governor Newsom requested credit unions and state-chartered banks, mortgage lenders and loan servicers to provide financial relief for consumers and homeowners affected by the pandemic.  However, some homeowners and/or renters are still not seeing the relief and the current financial situation seems to have worsen. We

Open a Bank Account to Speed Receiving Your IRS Economic Impact Payments

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has been working to develop resources that will make it easier for consumers without a bank account to find a bank that can open an account online without going into a branch: https://www.fdic.gov/coronavirus/economic-impact-payments/ If you do not have an account, many banks offer ways to open one remotely – online

Are You Eligible for PG&E’s SHARE Pilot Program?

PG&E’s Subsidized Housing Assistance Relief for Energy (SHARE) Pilot program focuses on mitigating homelessness by resolving the unpaid PG&E energy debt for eligible participants. SHARE eligibility (all required): A subsidized housing assistance participant of a SHARE participating Housing Authority At risk of a service disconnection or inability to secure housing due to an unpaid PG&E