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Avoid Losing Your Home in Prince George's Co.

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       The Prince George's County Home Ownership Preservation Coalition, a group of counseling agencies, government, lenders and advocates joined together this spring to address the skyrocketing threat of foreclosures in the County. The Coalition announces the launch of a series of nine two-hour workshops to explain how people can avoid losing their homes because of late payments. Workshops are called: Under a Shadow; Dealing with the Threat of Foreclosure. 

Three September workshops are planned:  Housing Initiative Partnership, (HIP) will present the first workshop at 7:00pm on September 13th at the Hyattsville Municipal Building. The Municipal Building is located on 4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville, MD 20781. On September 20, Sowing Empowerment & Economic Development (SEED) will host the second workshop. SEED is located at 6200 Riverdale Road, Riverdale, MD 20737. KAIROS will host the third workshop on September 27. You can find KAIROS at 5601 Old Branch Avenue, Camp Springs, MD 20748. 

There is no charge for the workshop. The focus of the workshop will be to provide information to homeowners who are behind on their mortgage payments or are anticipating that they will soon be behind. The workshop will answer questions such as: What happens when you miss your mortgage payment? What should you do? 

All workshops will be on Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Pre-registration is required. To reserve a seat call Prince George's County's Homeownership Center at 301-883-5570.

Schedule of future workshops are below.

Contact for this news release: Lloyd Baskin, Manager
        Prince George's County

Homeownership Center
301-883-5570
lbaskin(at)co.pg.md.us
************************************************************************************************************Foreclosure Counseling Workshop Schedule

September 13th
Contact: Mosi Harrington
Housing Initiative Partnership (HIP)

6525 Belcrest Road
Hyattsville, MD 20782

Phone: (301) 699-5875
Fax: 301-699-8184
Website: www.hiphomes.org

Workshop Site:  Hyattsville Municipal Center

4310 Gallatin Street,
First Floor,
Hyattsville, MD 20781

September 20th
Contact: Lisa McDougal
SEED

6201 Riverdale Road
Riverdale, MD 20737

Phone: (301) 458-9808
Fax: (301) 864-5448

Workshop Site:  Heritage and Culture Room
        Refreshing Springs Baptist Church

6200 Riverdale Road   
Riverdale, MD 20737

September 27th
Contact: Harold Davis
Kairos - (301) 899-0046

5601 Old Branch Avenue
Camp Springs, MD 20748
Website: www.kairosgroups.org

October 4th
Contact: Donna Badgett Hurley

Housing Options & Planning Enterprises, Inc. (HOPE)
6192 Oxon Hill Road, Suite 405
Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Phone: (301) 567-3330

Fax: 567-3320
www.hopeinconline.com
Workshop Site: KAIROS

October 11th
Contact: Mary Clark
UCAP - United Citizens Against Poverty

1400 Doewood Lane
Capitol Heights, MD 20743

Phone: (301) 322-5700

Fax: 301-322-3381
www.ucappgc.org

October 18th
Greater Washington Urban League

5012 Rhode Island Avenue
Hyattsville, MD 20781
Phone: (301) 985-3519
FAX: 301-985-3523
Website: www.gwul.or

October 25th*
Contact: Cynthia Whitmire
Roots of Mankind

4273 Branch Avenue, Suite 205
Temple Hills, MD 20748

Phone: 301-899-6800

Fax: 301-899-8444
Website: www.romkind.org

November 8th*
Contact: Lloyd London
NCRC
727 15th Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 2005
1-800-475-NCRC (6272)
Fax: 202-628-8866
Website: WWW.NCRC.ORG

November 15th
Contact: Kenneth Greene

NeighborWorks 
499 East Pratt Street, Suite 606
Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 410-962-3181 or 1-877-316-8884

Fax: 410-962-7679

WWW.995HOPE.ORG

Note:   Unless otherwise noted, workshop will be held at organization's given address.

** Denotes - Site to be Determined


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