A house foreclosure can happen to anyone who defaults on thier mortgage payments. But this doesn't mean immediate eviction or foreclosure. Foreclosing on a house is a process that can take up to a year to complete. The link below is a power point presentation from the Attorney General's Office explaining the foreclosure process. You have options and there is help. Please contact the Consumer Advocacy and Response Division of the Attoreny General's Office at 617-727-8400 if you are going thru foreclosure or have any questions.