Justyna Zubko-Valva Dennis A. Clark The tragic Long Island mom whose son was left to freeze to death in an unheated garage is afraid she’s about to lose her home to foreclosure — but apparently shouldn’t be.
The Valley Stream condo Justyna Zubko-Valva now shares with her two surviving kids has been in foreclosure since 2018, when her estranged husband, Michael Valva, allegedly stopped paying the mortgage amid their divorce battle. On Thursday, following a divorce hearing, she said she was “in extreme danger of losing my home.”
But the company demanding payment told The Post Friday it has halted the legal proceeding after learning of the horrific January death of 8-year-old Thomas Valva, allegedly at the hands of his father.
Quicken Loans — which filed a judgment of foreclosure to sell the property Feb. 10 in Nassau Supreme Court — insists it has now stopped the proceeding and wants to work with Zubko-Valva . But they haven’t been able to reach her after multiple attempts over more than two weeks, the company claims.
“We will not be pursuing foreclosure of Ms. Zubko-Valva’s home, but it is crucial that she responds to our continued inquiries so we can open a dialogue on options for moving forward,” a spokesman told The Post.
Quicken wants “to do everything we can to ease this burden so she can spend this time focused on her family,” spokesman Aaron Emerson said in a statement Friday.
Michael Valva was arrested Jan. 24, accused of leaving the autistic Thomas in the frigid […]