Foreclosure Information Meeting to Be Held Jan. 27
Jan. 14, 2009
Update: This meeting has been postponed tonight due to inclement weather. It has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. in Room 217 at the South County Center. (Jan. 27, 2009)
Fairfax County will host a foreclosure information meeting for homeowners and renters who live in the county on Tuesday, Jan. 27. The event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in Rooms 220A, B and C at the South County Center, 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria.
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. Information will be presented in Spanish by Housing & Community Services of Northern Virginia
Seating is limited so register early. To sign up, call the Department of Housing and Community Development at 703-246-5264, TTY 711. For reasonable 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