Help for Struggling Homeowners

A free workshop Friday at the Cobb Galleria features top mortgage servicers and non-profit housing counselors.

The HOPE NOW Alliance & Making Home Affordable are bringing the nation’s largest mortgage servicers, along with several non-profit housing counseling organizations, to Atlanta to work one-on-one with struggling homeowners in Georgia.

The event will allow homeowners struggling with their mortgage payments the opportunity to review their options and learn about possible alternatives to foreclosure.

This free event will be held on Friday, Jan. 25 at the Cobb Galleria Centre – Hall A, 2 Galleria Parkway, in Atlanta. Doors open at 1:00pm and the event will run until 8:00pm. Homeowners will be seen on a first come, first-served basis and are encouraged to bring all mortgage documents, income documents, and hardship letters. A full list of the necessary documents can be found at www.MakingHomeAffordable.gov and www.HOPENOW.com.

Many of the largest mortgage companies are scheduled to be in attendance including Bank of America, Carrington, Chase, Citi Mortgage, GMAC Mortgage, Homeward Residential (formerly American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc.), HSBC, Nationstar, Ocwen, OneWest, PNC, Select Portfolio Servicing, Seterus, SunTrust, US Bank and Wells Fargo.

There will be several non-profit housing counselors from local organizations on-site, including Catholic Charities, Center for Pan Asian Community Services, CredAbility,
D & E Group, Help the People, National Urban League,
NID–Atlanta, NID-Southern Crescent and Refugee Family Assistance Program.

Representatives from other mortgage market participants will be on-site, as well as HomeSafe Georgia, a program funded through Treasury’s Hardest Hit Fund, will also be in attendance to meet with unemployed homeowners who may be eligible for mortgage assistance.


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