Foreclosure Information Meeting on Feb. 26
Feb. 11, 2009
The Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development will host a foreclosure information meeting for homeowners and renters who live in the county on Thursday, Feb. 26. The meeting will be from 7-9 p.m. at Lee High School, in Lancer Hall, 6540 Franconia Road, Springfield.
Homeowners can find out about:
- Strategies to prevent foreclosure.
- Workout options when mortgage payments are no longer affordable.
- Predatory lending practices.
- Foreclosure rescue scams.
Renters can get information about:
- What to do if the property they are renting is facing foreclosure.
- How mortgage foreclosure affects a rental dwelling.
- What happens after the foreclosure is final.
Information will be presented by the Homeownership Division of the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the Consumer Affairs Branch of the Department of Cable Communications and Consumer Protection. Representatives from Legal Services of Northern Virginia will be available to provide foreclosure counseling and answer questions. The Hispanic Committee of Virginia will provide the presentation in Spanish.
Space is limited so register early. To sign up, call the Department of Housing and Community Development at 703-246-5264, TTY 703-385-3578. For reasonable ADA accommodations, call 703-246-5101, TTY 711.
Homeowners who are unable to attend but would like more information can contact the Homeownership Resource Center of the HCD weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 703-246-5087, TTY 703-385-3578. Renters with questions about rental housing in foreclosure or homeowners seeking to avoid foreclosure rescue scams should contact the Consumer Affairs Branch weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 703-222-8435, TTY 711.
Contact: Merni Fitzgerald, Director, Office of Public Affairs
703-324-3189, TTY 711, Media Pager: 703-324-NEWS (6397)
To request this information in an alternate format, call 703-324-3187, TTY 711