President Obama’s loan modification plan (the Making Home Affordable Program) is intended to offer a second chance to homeowners facing unaffordable home loans. It is a standardized plan that seeks to offer a way out of foreclosure for qualified homeowners. Participating lenders are given monetary incentives to offer the plan to interested homeowners. The plan seeks to lower the borrower’s mortgage obligation to 31 percent or less of their gross monthly income. Read about other options for Foreclosure