Learn About Common Housing Scams

There are signs on street corners, information is sent to you in the mail, and you see commercials advertising things like: "We Buy Houses!", "Rent to Own", or "Reverse Mortgages For You". These claims are often SCAMS trying to take advantage of you. We have seen many clients fall victim to these scams. We have new resources with information about how these scams work, how to avoid them, and what to do if you are victimized. Check them out below. 

"We Buy Houses" Scam

"Rent to Own" Scam 

"Reverse Mortgage" Scam 

There are many types of scams that may require different steps to protect yourself. For individualized support, please contact DRC and ask to complete an intake with one of our Disability & Aging Crime Victim Unit advocates. We may be able to help you come up with a recovery plan and provide you with the resources you need to take your next steps.


Learn About Common Housing Scams