What is the purpose of the Mortgage Crisis Grant?
The Mortgage Crisis Job Training Program helps homeowners who are behind on their mortgage payments become current by increasing their earning potential. The program is designed to help mortgage borrowers increase their job skills and become more financially stable.
The program offers:
- Customized employment services
- Job training scholarships
- Job placement assistance
- Financial literacy
- Credit counseling
- Referrals to other services
To be eligible for the program, applicants must be 60 days or more past due on a mortgage for their primary residence in Connecticut and have an annual household income under $120,000 or demonstrate an imminent need for the program’s services. Additionally, referrals are accepted from the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority.
The program is offered at no cost through The WorkPlace in partnership with the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, Capital Workforce Partners, and Connecticut’s workforce system.