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USA.gov: Housing and Community

A research guide that provides a tour through USA.gov. USA.gov is the official web portal of the United States federal government.

Housing and Community

Foreclosure

 
Learn some of the basics about avoiding and handling foreclosures.
 
What's on this page
 
  • Avoid foreclosure
  • Foreclosure scams
  • Independent Foreclosure Review
  • Life after Foreclosure
  • Mortgage Refinancing

 

Housing Scams

 
Beware of these frauds and scams when buying or foreclosing on a home.
 
What's on this page
 
  • Avoid Moving Fraud
  • Foreclosure Scams
  • Predatory Loans

Keeping Your Home Safe

 
Find our most frequently requested information about safety in the home.
 
What's on this page
 
  • Air Pollution
  • Home Fire Safety
  • Homeowners and Renters Insurance
  • Mold Problems
  • Radon
  • Lead

Mortgages

 
Learn some of the basics about mortgages.
 
What's on this page
 
  • Mortgage Refinancing
  • Predatory Loans
  • Reverse Mortgages

https://www.usa.gov/mortgages

 

Repairing and Improving a Home

 
Look for help with repairing or making improvements to your home.
 
What's on this page
 
  • Help with Home Repairs and Modifications
  • Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill
  • Home Equity Loans
  • Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

Affordable Housing

This page delineates options for finding help with buying or renting an affordable place to live.
 
What's on this page
 
  • Affordable housing
  • Help with home repairs and modifications
  • Help with purchasing a home
  • Help with rent payments
  • Housing choice voucher program
  • Identify and complain about housing discrimination
  • Public housing

 
 

Housing Help

 
Find housing resources targeted to certain audience groups.
 
What's on this page
 
  • Help for the Homeless
  • Housing for Senior Citizens
  • Housing Help: Resources for Native Americans
  • Housing Resources for People with Disabilities
  • Welfare or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

 

Housing-related Complaints

 
Find out what to do if you have one of these complaints when buying or renting a home.
 
What's on this page
 
  • Complaints about Mortgage Companies
  • Identify and Complain about Housing Discrimination
  • Landlord and Tenant Disputes

Libraries and Archives

 
Search for a library or find information on libraries and archives:
 
  • Public libraries
  • State Libraries
  • Federal Libraries and Archives
  • Ask a Librarian (Library of Congress)

 

Moving

 
Find resources to help you when you're moving.
 
What's on this page
 
  • Moving fraud
  • Change your address
  • Landlord and Tenant Disputes
  • Utility Services

 

U.S. Postal Service Issues

Change Your Address and Other U.S. Post Office Services

Find answers to the most popular Post Office questions.

  • Change Your address
  • File a Complaint with the U.S. Postal Service
  • Find ZIP Codes and Post Offices