Safeguarding against Home Scams

A growing wave of scam activity is targeting homeowners and renters alike. Facing the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, homeowners and renters are navigating financial and legal stressors regarding their housing. Many do not realize they’re also at risk of misinformation and housing scams until it’s too late. The best defense against them is knowledge.
The Stop Home Scams campaign has 10 tips to help homeowners and renters avoid them:


Visit for more resources to protect yourself from scammers. For homeowners interested in meeting with a HUD-certified post-purchase counselor, please call the Avenue HomeOwnership Center at 713-864-9099.
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