Foreclosure Prevention

The City of Lancaster Community Development Department provides funding to reduce financial pressure for low- and moderate-income households as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, through foreclosure counseling and mortgage payment assistance. 


  • Be the owner and occupant of a single family dwelling unit within the incorporated area of the city of Lancaster.
  • Be experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Income Guidelines

The total household income must not exceed 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI). Click the link below to see the current income limits:

How to Apply

If you meet the program requirements, please call the Community Development office at (740) 687-6663 or click the "APPLY" button below to see if you qualify for the Foreclosure Prevention program.

The City of Lancaster's Foreclosure Prevention Program is financed through funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development CARES Act/ CDBG-CV.

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equal-housing-opportunity-logoSubmission of request does NOT guarantee assistance.

The City will not discriminate against any application on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, familial status or disability. Program guidelines are available in alternative formats upon request.

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