What: Mortgage Default Clinic in recognition of Fair Housing Month
Who: City of Durham Community Development Department, Durham Regional Financial Center, Triangle Family Services, and Reinvestment Partners
When: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: City Hall Council Chambers
101 City Hall Plaza
Durham, N.C. 27701
• Homeowners in danger of defaulting on their mortgages are invited to attend this free clinic to hear from local certified housing counselors on ways to prevent losing their homes.
• Information will also be provided regarding eligibility requirements for homeowners to receive up to $36,000 in mortgage assistance with no repayment required.
• Light refreshments and giveaways will also be provided. To pre-register for this event, visit http://goo.gl/6RJwk or call (919) 560-4570, ext. 22244.
• For information, visit http://durhamnc.gov/ich/cb/cdd/Documents/ForeclosurePreventionWorkshop.pdf.
About the Community Development Department
The City of Durham’s Community Development Department is responsible for coordinating the City’s housing resources and various housing assistance programs as well as promoting affordable housing by working with investors and community housing development organizations. The department also provides assistance with the abatement of lead in older homes and administers the City’s entitlement programs from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development. Guided by the City’s Strategic Plan, the department helps to ensure that the City has thriving, livable neighborhoods by enhancing housing quality and affordability for Durham residents. To learn more, visit http://DurhamNC.gov/ich/cb/cdd/Pages/Home.aspx.