(Salem, OR) -- Several state agencies in Oregon are working to help homeowners avoid foreclosure. The mortgage foreclosure moratorium in Oregon expired in December 2021. Rising inflation is putting budget pressure on households and missing a mortgage payment is a growing possibility. The website Oregon Homeowner Help dot org is a hub for foreclosure prevention resources. You can call 211 to be put into contact with certified housing counselors around the state. The Oregon Attorney General's Office also has tips on how to avoid falling victim to a homeownership scam.