Foreclosure Information Meeting on May 5


April 17, 2009
OPA 086/09

News Highlights  

  • Free meeting for homeowners and renters in Fairfax County.
  • Registration required due to limited seating; call 703-246-5264, TTY 703-385-3578.
  • Information about foreclosures available online or by calling the county.

More Information 

Fairfax County is sponsoring a foreclosure information meeting on Tuesday, May 5, for homeowners and renters who live in the county.  The meeting will be from 7-9 p.m. at the Centreville United Methodist Church, 6400 Old Centreville Road, Centreville.  

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), the Consumer Affairs Branch of the Department of Cable Communications and Consumer Protection and Legal Services of Northern Virginia (LSNV).  Homeowners and renters also will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with a foreclosure prevention specialist. Korean and Spanish translation will be provided by LSNV.  

Seating 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 703-385-3578. 

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.

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publicaffairs@fairfaxcounty.gov
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