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If you are contacting our Office about the national mortgage servicing settlement with Citibank, JPMorgan Chase/Washington Mutual, Bank of America/Countrywide, Wells Fargo/Wachovia, and Ally Financial/GMAC, please read the following important information:
For detailed information about the settlement please visit:
To find out if you may be eligible to for a loan modification, refinance, short sale or other foreclosure prevention relief, you may contact your mortgage servicer. They may be reached as follows:
For Bank of America/Countrywide, call 1-877-488-7814 or you may also go to a Bank of America Customer Assistance Center. You can find a list of such centers at: http://homeloanhelp.bankofamerica.com/en/customer-assistance-centers.html
For JPMorgan Chase/WAMU call 1-866-372-6901, or you may also go to a Chase Homeownership Center. You can find a list of such centers at: https://www.chase.com/chf/mortgage/hrm_centers
For Wells Fargo/Wachovia call 1-800-288-3212.
For Citibank/Citimortgage call 1-866-272-4749.
For Ally/GMAC call 1-800-766-4622.
If you have already lost your home to foreclosure and believe you may qualify for restitution, please visit http://www.nationalmortgagesettlement.com
If you are still in your home, for a referral to a free HUD-Approved Housing Counselor who can assist you with your application for a modification under the settlement or in obtaining other help to stay in your home if you do not qualify for the settlement, please call 1-800-569-4287.
Again, thank you for writing. Attorney General Kamala Harris values your comments and views.
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