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Responding to the Equifax Data Breach

Equifax Data Breach What you need to know and do to protect your identity and credit You’ve probably heard about the data breach at Equifax on the news. We’re reaching out to all of our clients from the Avenue’s Homeownership Center to offer guidance on how to respond to this data breach with the end goal of protecting your identity so that this data breach does not jeopardize your financial stability. When your identity is stolen it can have financial and legal implications and may lead to other challenges down the road. Thieves can use your information to apply for new forms of credit to buy things (and not pay the

Hurricane Harvey Relief

updated 9.2.2017 Together, we are stronger.  As a HUD certified housing counseling agency we are being called upon to serve our community in meeting their housing needs during this period of recovery.  Avenue’s HomeOwnership Center is shifting its counseling services to provide disaster recovery counseling which will involve helping Houstonians navigate the process of applying for FEMA, filing insurance claims, understanding the do’s and don’ts of home repair, avoiding scams, managing finances in the midst of the transition and we will also continue our foreclosure prevention counseling.  Below is an initial list of resources and information for Houstonians to begin their recovery