Managing mortgage stress: evaluation of the Legal Aid NSW and Consumer Credit Legal Centre Mortgage Hardship Service
The MHS is a joint project of Legal Aid NSW and CCLC. It provides legal assistance and financial counselling to people experiencing mortgage stress with a view to assisting them to save their home, or, in situations in which saving the home is not a viable option, minimising loss and ensuring outcomes favourable to the borrower.
This report is published by the Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales. The Foundation seeks to advance the fairness and equity of the justice system, and to improve access to justice, especially for socially and economically disadvantaged people.
This evaluation of the Mortgage Hardship Service was undertaken by the Law and Justice Foundation on behalf of Legal Aid NSW and the Consumer Credit Legal Centre. It was funded by Legal Aid NSW and the Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales.
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National Library of Australia Cataloguing-in-Publication entry
Author: Forell, Suzie.
Title: Managing mortgage stress: evaluation of the Legal Aid NSW and Consumer Credit Legal Centre Mortgage Hardship Service / Suzie Forell & Michael Cain.
ISBN: 978 0 909136 94 9 (pbk.)
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
Subjects: Legal Aid Commission of New South Wales. Consumer Credit Legal Centre (Redfern, N.S.W.). Mortgage loans—New South Wales. Mortgage loans—Law and legislation—New South Wales. Foreclosure—Prevention.
Other Authors/Contributors: Cain, Michael. Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales.
Dewey Number: 32.72209944
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: Fineline NSW
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