Hardship Letter Examples

   Hardship Letter Due to Forced Relocation

To Whom It May Concern:

I am writing to try to request the short sale of the house at {address}, which I bought on {date of purchase}. At the time, {mortgage company} provided me with a {30-year, 15-year, etc.} mortgage of {amount in dollars}, with a {fixed/variable} interest rate.

My request for short sale is due to the fact that my I am being forced to relocate for job purposes. I have worked at {Company Name} for {amount of time} and I earn {income}, which makes me the primary earner in my household. I work in a difficult field and the relocation to {Location} is necessary in order for me to keep my job. I am moving on {date} and so I have until {date} to sell the house.

I have found a buyer who will purchase my home for {amount in dollars}, which is the best offer I have found since putting the home on the market in this short amount of time. I am hoping you will accept this offer so that we can both avoid the hassle and the cost of a foreclosure.

I would also appreciate it if we could work out a plan that doesn't require you to make a negative report on my credit.

I have enclosed the relevant financial paperwork that will help to illustrate my current situation, including {explanation of the paperwork you're including}. I hope that my plan for this short sale is amenable to you. Thank you for your understanding concerning my work and the necessity of this relocation.


{Sender Name}

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