Can I Keep My Home if I Discharge a Home Equity Loan Through Bankruptcy?

Probably not, but the only way to know for sure: Hire a lawyer.

By Steve Rhode for

Question: I think I really screwed up. I owe almost as much as I earn on my credit cards, and before the pandemic, I took out a home equity loan. I thought I could handle it all, then the shutdown happened. My wife is out of work entirely and I had to take a furlough. I haven’t paid on that home equity loan, and I’m getting nasty letters.