United Way of Porter County provides home mortgage assistance program

United Way of Porter County provides home mortgage assistance program

United Way of Porter County is working with the Indiana Foreclosure Prevention Network and State of Indiana to provide mortgage assistance to Northwest Indiana residents.

“The Hardest Hit Fund can change people’s lives for the better,” said Kim Olesker, President & CEO of United Way of Porter County. “Nobody should lose their home because of COIVD. We’ve seen too many cases of residents losing their jobs, then their homes. For many, this program could be a lifeline.”

Indiana homeowners who have fallen behind on mortgage payments due to involuntary financial hardships may qualify for assistance. Qualifying involuntary hardships include, but are not limited to:

·        An involuntary loss of employment or reduction in employment income

·        A reduction in household income due to death of a spouse

·        Loss of employment income related to medical procedures or emergencies

“We want to make sure residents are getting the help they need,” Olesker said. “With the national mortgage moratorium coming to an end in June, now is the time to start planning and asking for help.” 

Hardest Hit Fund provides mortgage loans up to $30,000 for eligible Indiana residents. To start your application, go to unitedwaypc.org/hardest-hit-fund.


Indiana Hardest Hit Fund is administered by Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority with assistance by area nonprofits, like United Way of Porter County. Funding provided by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to help homeowners avoid losing their homes to foreclosure.

United Way of Porter County works to lead community collaboration, unite residents and inspire action to improve lives in Northwest Indiana. United Way of Porter County annually provides more than $2.3 million to support a network of education, health, disaster and basic needs services. To learn more, visit unitedwaypc.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.