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NTLA Foundation 501c(3) Non Profit Homeowner Assistance

NTLA Foundation

We work with the elderly, disabled veterans, active military personnel and other hardship cases who owe back taxes to avoid property tax foreclosures for owner occupants.

NTLA Foundation to Save Homeownership for Hardships

NTLA Foundation

We work with the elderly, disabled veterans, active military personnel and other hardship cases who owe back taxes to avoid property tax foreclosures for owner occupants.

Supporting owner-occupied homeowners with hardships.

Our Mission

The mission of the NTLA Foundation is to support owner-occupied homeowners with hardships.

The purpose of the NTLA Foundation is to provide property preservation solutions to troubled homeowners and a resource for local governments and members of the National Tax Lien Association.

Who do we help?

We work with the elderly, disabled veterans, active military personnel and other hardship cases who owe back taxes to avoid property tax foreclosures for owner occupants.

The home must be in your name and your full-time residence. In order to qualify, you must be facing immediate risk of foreclosure due to non-payment of property taxes.

Brad Westover, NTLA Executive Director, Becky Sherrill, Homeowner, Will Roberts, Volusia County Tax Collector

DELAND, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, May 2, 2024 — From the brink of homeless to saving her home, Ms. Becky Sherrill of DeLand, Florida was able to halt tax foreclosure because of the generosity of the NTLA Foundation. The NTLA Foundation swooped in and paid off Ms. Sherrill’s outstanding property tax obligations thereby removing the pressure and anxiety of losing her family home. Read full story

Request Assistance

Complete the application to request assistance.

Who can apply for assistance?

Owner-occupants, local governments and members of the National Tax Lien Association are allowed to submit one (1) application per year for consideration.

Who evaluates the application?

The NTLA Foundation’s Board of Directors ultimately decides who receives assistance. The NTLA Foundation committee determines the scope of assistance.

The Process

If you are facing immediate risk of property tax foreclosure, or a member of the National Tax Lien Association (NTLA) who would like to request assistance for someone at risk, please complete this application

It is vital to provide the NTLA Foundation with a complete and accurate description of the circumstances to explain why this hardship situation merits relief.

  • What caused you/the tax payer to be in this situation
  • Documentation required:
    • Medical disability:
      Medical bill(s), insurance claim, death certificate
      Natural or accidental disaster:
      Police/fire report, insurance claim
      Extraordinary expenses:
      Car repair bill, appliance replacement bill, air conditioner or heat replacement bill
      Unemployment:
      Termination letter on letterhead, unemployment agency registration

Be sure to include the specific type and amount of assistance you are requesting and supporting documentation.

  • What type of assistance are you requesting?
    • Property Tax (Interest only) 
    • Property Preservation Relief
    • Code Violation Relief
    • Property Tax (Principal only)
    • Property Tax (Principal plus Interest)
  • Amount
  • Documentation:
    • Tax bill(s)
    • Notice from tax lien servicer
    • Notice of tax sale
    • Notice of foreclosure

Your application will be reviewed initially by a NTLA staff member who will share the information with the NTLA Executive Director. At that time, the property at risk will be researched and contact will be made to the county/municipality Tax Collector or Treasurer to determine the status. If the information validated looks to meet the criteria set forth by the NTLA Foundation, the assistance request will be presented to the NTLA Foundation committee to determine the scope of assistance to be awarded.

If your case is approved for donation funds, those funds will go directly to the entity to correct the hardship situation.

Here to Help

The National Tax Lien Association believes in home ownership in America. This resource center is built to help struggling homeowners with the ability to retain ownership through national and local assistance programs.

Help Build the Foundation

The NTLA Foundation’s mission is to provide economic relief to Americans with demonstrated hardship and in danger of losing their homes to property tax foreclosure. These individuals and families include, but are not limited to, the elderly, disabled war veterans, active U.S. military personnel, and many others. Donors of the NTLA Foundation will represent a philanthropic body responsible for saving these Americans’ homes.

To establish an evergreen source of funding, the NTLA Foundation needs organizations, and individuals with a capacity and an inclination to give to donate funds.