5 of 8
BACKNEXT
Still making payments? You are low priority
Unlike previous efforts, the Obama administration's plan is supposed to help people who are at risk of going into default. This measure was intended to aid all those struggling to keep up with payments because they don't want to wreck their credit by missing a month.

But these borrowers report that they are being turned away by their servicers, who say they are working with those in default first. Homeowners still making payments are told to try back in several weeks.

Servicers are required to evaluate borrowers who are not in default according to the program's eligibility criteria, said a Treasury Department spokeswoman.

NEXT: Dawn Porter, Alpharetta, Ga. - No help

Last updated July 06 2009: 3:05 PM ET
Email | Print | Share  |  RSS
 
google my aol my msn my yahoo! netvibes
Paste this link into your favorite RSS desktop reader
See all CNNMoney.com RSS FEEDS (close)
More Galleries
Tech's highest paid women Silicon Valley isn't known for its diversity, but it is home to a handful of highly paid female executives. More
9 reasons to be hopeful about women in tech These startups are working to leverage technology to level the playing field for minorities and women in tech. More
10 best states to retire in Forget Florida. Residents of these states are happy, safe, and have good health care -- all for the right price. More

Special Offer