Watch the video about the CARES Act mortgage forbearance. A forbearance allows you to pause or reduce mortgage payments for a period of time.
If you are behind on mortgage payments due to COVID-19 and need financial help, apply at www.capnh.org. New Hampshire Housing Relief applications are available through your local CAP agencies--call to ask for a paper application or apply online. Contact your local Community Action Partnership (CAP) agency or call 2-1-1 from any NH phone.
Learn about mortgage relief options.
Call 211 to find a free HUD-approved Housing Counselor (just dial 2-1-1) to explore your options. Multilingual assistance and TDD access is also available. For those outside of New Hampshire, call 1-866-444-4211, or go to the 211 website here.
Apply for help from your Town or City Welfare Office. Read more about Local Welfare. Governor Sununu's Emergency Order #23 allows Local Welfare offices to transition to operating on-line, phone, or limited appointment -only operation, but Local Welfare must continue to do its job. If you have any problems with Local Welfare, call NH Legal Assistance at 603-223-9750 or 1-800-921-1115 and press 4. If you must leave a message, be sure to say you are calling about Local Welfare and state any deadlines you have.