Good to hear things look and seem way better than before.
Thank you Zann. As you all ready know, the bank has become extremely impatient. Even though they promised I'd have the house I wanted in the end and things would work out after this contractor pulled his stunt...it appears this is coming from higher up and he is being pressured to get things out of me that I don't have the power over.I hope you can get the help to get the work done before the bank tries to foreclose. Although, frankly, it would be in the bank's interest to let the work get finished first. I just hope they don't give you trouble once it is done.
I wonder if there are any organizations that specifically help with situations like this.From what I could tell by looking at redcross [I looked a long time ago], they usually focus on disasters such as fires or floods. I don't think my home would fall under what they do.
Yeah, there seems to be a lot of victim-blaming going on and it is sad. Quite frankly, even people who do their research and do everything right still get ripped off from time to time. A lot of people just hire contractors without knowing the risks and are fortunate to not get scammed. But, unfortunately, there are scumbags out there who do stuff like this.I've looked into every program suggested to me. Habitat told me they only help families [ie since I'm alone, I don't qualify]. Lions Club wouldn't respond after they discovered what it was about. And there were a couple others that just didn't respond.
There is little empathy for situations like this. I know I'll never make this mistake again, but there is little forgiveness for it.