Thursday, February 19, 2009

NeighborWorks America Applauds the Obama Administration’s Efforts to Combat Foreclosure

NeighborWorks America applauds President Obama, the U.S. Department of Treasury, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on the announcement of the Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan. The plan is an important step that gets ahead of future foreclosures by creating a way for borrowers facing imminent financial stress to get help, as outlined by several efforts that will help between seven to nine million families around the country avoid foreclosure and sustain homeownership. Read press release.

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NeighborWorks Summary of President Obama's Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan.

NeighborWorks CEO Ken Wade quoted in CNNMoney article, Housing Fix Will Help Many, but Not All.

NeighborWorks America Joins HOPE NOW and Queen Latifah in Kicking Off ‘Bringing Hope Home’ Campaign and Bus Tour in Newark

NeighborWorks America CEO Ken Wade and National Homeownership Programs Director Marietta Rodriguez joined the HOPE NOW alliance to kick off ‘Bringing Hope Home,’ a foreclosure prevention campaign with Golden Globe and Grammy Award winner and Oscar nominee Queen Latifah, multi-platinum recording artist and actor Wyclef Jean, and New York/New Jersey radio personality and actress Angie Martinez, while participating in a bus tour of Newark, N.J. The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness of the foreclosure crisis and the free resources available to homeowners in danger of foreclosure. More.