HERA - Our Organization

Housing and Economic Rights Advocates (HERA) is a California statewide, not-for-profit legal service and advocacy organization. HERA's mission is to ensure that all people are protected from discrimination and economic abuses, especially in the realm of housing. We focus particularly on the needs of those who are most vulnerable, which includes lower-income people, the elderly, immigrants, people of color and people with disabilities.  Learn more!

HERA Workshops

Foreclosure and Credit Workshops
Feb. 15 - Redwood City
Feb. 22 - East Palo Alto
Mar. 22 - San Mateo
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Radio: Your Legal Rights
Protections for Homeowners and Tenants in Foreclosure or Who Have Gone through Foreclosure (Panel Discussion: 2/5/14).
Maeve Elise Brown, Executive Director of HERA, is among the guest panelists.

Video: HERA client interviewed on 60 Minutes about World Savings Loan: World of Trouble

Video: Mortgage Servicers Refuse to Work With Widows and Children Who Inherit The Home

Video: La Declaración de Derechos del Propietario - Cómo Trabaja.

Videos: Homeowners and Tenants Describe How They Kept Their Home! Como Guardar Su Casa!
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Video: A homeowner talks about what HERA's services meant to him.
Please help support HERA's work by donating today!

Video: Foreclosure Prevention and Housing Resources (in English with Mandarin translation)

Video: Redliningand Predatory Lending

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