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Status of Foreclosures in US

The recession has hit the states of US very hard, which in turn has hit the unemployment rate. This has a very bad effect on home loans section. Many loans have been ending up in foreclosure and that is a very sad situation.

Reports claim that Nevada was the forerunner in the foreclosure rate. Almost one in every 69 houses have got a notice there.

Arizona took the second place as it lost 82,000 jobs last year and Florida ranked third in the foreclosure rate. California took the fourth and Utah the fifth positions respectively. The foreclosure fillings have remained at a very high level and show no inclination to drop in the near future.

For those of you who have not claimed your unemployment benefits, you check out Nevada unemployment guide, Arizona unemployment benefits, or California unemployment claims guide on our website.

Of course, people are trying to come out with initiatives to prevent foreclosures. Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner has launched the Oakland County Foreclosure Prevention Initiative, a partnership project between the Oakland County Treasurer’s Office, United Way, Lighthouse of Oakland County, Wayne County, and other public and non-profit organizations. The idea behind this is to provide assistance to the homeowners who have been hit by recession and unemployment. The assistance will be in the form of financial counselling, intervention with lenders and help in negotiating possible settlements. The initiative offers one-stop foreclosure and foreclosure prevention resources, do-it-yourself features, user-friendly online intake for convenience and efficiency, and continuous e-mail contact with the program. This program is free and has warned the homeowners against any other forclosure prevention scam.

  1. I have been working as an hourly employee for the last 4 months. Currently the board of the nonprofit agency came to me and told me that I had to file a 1099 or go to part time or find a new job. I have a scheduled time that I report to work. What are the laws here in Florida about who can receive a 1099

  2. I am unemployed and currently going to a community college. How can I apply for federal assistance?

    1. Carol,

      If you’re able and available for full-time employment, you can directly go to the website of the Unemployment Office and apply.

  3. I have worked in AZ since March 2016. However, I moved lived and worked for my employer in CA since 08/02/1982. Can I apply for Cali unemployment benefits?

    1. Robert,

      You should be applying from the state where your employment was based. Employers generally remit unemployment taxes to the state where the employee is based.

  4. I have been trying for over a month to file and I still do not seem to be able to do it, but I finally got to the correct place, I think.

  5. Cumberland NJ Unemployment Center kept me on hold for 2 hours; I finally had someone answer my call, after providing my information and question regarding the status of my NJ Unemployment Claim the representative disconnected my call.

  6. Excellent list of things to help execute better. Even taking 3 or 4 of these that one does not currently utilize could help immensely.

    1. How did you calculate the total weekly Illinois benefit of $1495? Also, why isn’t Washington and Minnesota listed in your top 5 states with the highest paid unemployment insurance compensation?

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