Assistance Program for People Having Mortgage Troubles


A program exists for homeowners having trouble paying their mortgages in Bridgeport but it ends in five months, which has prompted organizers to put out a call for applicants.
The FSW’s Homeowners Assistance Program (HAP), in partnership with the City of Bridgeport, provides a grant of up to $4,000 to Bridgeport homeowners who are at least 60 days behind in their mortgage payments and are temporarily in a demonstrable financial crisis situation.
Who Can Qualify?

  • You must be a Bridgeport homeowner and live in the home for which you are requesting assistance.
  • Must be willing and able to provide documentation regarding financial situation.
  • Must be willing to complete budget counseling and financial education classes.

Applicants will be served on a first come first served basis. This service is free of charge.
FSW is a 163-year-old nonprofit social service agency in Bridgeport, whose mission is to empower people to build a brighter future. More than 11,000 low-income individuals access a range of direct services to improve their quality of life each year. Most of FSW’s clients live in the Norwalk-Bridgeport-New Haven corridor.
FSW is a member of the national Alliance for Children and Families and the Connecticut Council of Family Services Agencies. FSW is also certified by the State of Connecticut as a licensed mental health clinic for both adults and children.
For more information on the homeowners assistance program contact: Blanca Herrera-Rodrigues at (203) 368-5529.