A Lifetime of Assets - Asset Preservation: Trends and Interventions in Asset Stripping Services and

Josh Silver and Marva Williams

This paper focuses the increase in high cost consumer and home mortgage debt as a dangerous threat to asset preservation and examines the Consumer Rescue Fund, innovative program administered by the National CommunityReinvestment Coalition (NCRC) that employs several strategies that enable consumers to preserve home ownership in the face of foreclosure by high cost lenders.