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Predatory Lending Assistance

Programs that provide assistance for people who believe they are victims of unscrupulous lending institutions that have pressured them into signing a loan agreement they cannot afford. Predatory lending tactics include high pressure sales techniques; misleading or fraudulent direct mail campaigns; failure to disclose unusually high interest rates, hidden transaction costs, excessive fees and punitive penalty clauses such as balloon payments; and loan agreements that are based on home equity rather than a realistic ability to repay. Predatory lenders frequently target the most vulnerable consumers including older adults, low income individuals, and people residing in communities underserved by traditional banking institutions.

6 Locations offering the requested services. Providers are listed by city
Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.
54 Ellis St., NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
(888) 257-9519 Senior Hotline
(404) 377-5381 Spanish Line
Fulton County
Catholic Charities of Atlanta, Inc.Catholic Charities of Atlanta - DeKalb /Fulton Office
3669 N. Peachtree Rd.
Chamblee, GA 30341
(770) 429-2369 Main Client Number
(770) 792-8002 Fax
Dekalb County
Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. - DeKalb County
246 Sycamore St.
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 377-0701 Main Client Number
(404) 614-3969 AIDS Legal Project
(888) 257-9519 Senior Line
(404) 377-5381 Spanish Line
(404) 377-2349 Fax
DeKalb County
Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. - Gwinnett County
324 W. Pike St. Ste. 200
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
(678) 376-4545 Main Client Number
(888) 257-9519 Senior Line
(678) 407-6459 Fax
Gwinnett County
Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. - Cobb County Legal Aid
30 S. Park Sq.
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 528-2565 Main Client Number
Cobb County
Homeownership Preservation Foundation/ HPF
7645 Lyndale Ave. Ste. 250
Minneapolis, MN 55423
(888) 995-4673 Toll Free Line
Hennepin County
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