The Save Our Home AZ (“SOHAZ”) Program offers assistance to reduce the occurrence of foreclosures in Arizona. Types of assistance includes Principal Reduction Assistance, Monthly Mortgage Payment Assistance for under and unemployed Arizonans, Second Lien Elimination and Short Sale Assistance. SOHAZ may also be available for Principal Reduction for homeowners who are refinancing their mortgages through HARP 2.0 or other refinancing or mortgage recasting opportunities. Funded through the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Hardest Hit Fund, assistance is expected to be available for commitment through December 2017.
For more detailed information on the SOHAZ Program, as well as links to an Eligibility Assessment and the Application to request assistance, click here. If you wish to speak to a free Housing Counselor, dial toll-free 1-877-448-1211. Other SOHAZ Program questions may be directed to the Arizona Department of Housing, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. by dialing (602) 771-1000.
For those interested in program statistics regarding Arizona’s Hardest Hit Fund, the September 2016 Hardest Hit Fund Program Progress Report is now available. The Program’s Quarterly Reports to the U.S. Department of the Treasury may be accessed on the sidebar. Questions regarding these reports may be directed to Reginald Givens at (602) 771-1041.