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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 13, 2009
CONTACT: Keyneica Jones, Management Analyst,
Economic Development Department
951.413.3450 keyneicaj@moval.org

City Hosts Foreclosure
Prevention Workshops

In an effort to help Moreno Valley residents reduce their risk of home foreclosure, the City is sponsoring a series of seven free foreclosure prevention events.  With a successful launch in February and two workshops already having helped more than 300 people, the series will run through April at locations throughout the city.  Available with Spanish interpretation equipment, the workshops are from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with remaining dates and locations to include:

  • Wednesday, March 18
    Honey Hollow Elementary School, 11765 Honey Hollow St.
  • Monday, March 30
    La Jolla Elementary School, 14745 Willowgrove Pl.
  • Monday, April 6
    Red Maple Elementary School, 25100 Red Maple Ln.
  • Wednesday, April 15
    Sunnymead Middle School, 23996 Eucalyptus Ave.
  • Wednesday, April 22
    Moreno Valley Ranch Club House, 16010 Rancho Del Lago

Workshop presenters include representatives from the Fair Housing Council of Riverside County, Riverside County Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, Riverside County Workforce Development Center, Riverside County District Attorney’s Office, and the Community Assistance Program. 

Speakers will provide information and resources to help residents evaluate their specific situations and avoid foreclosure.  Workshop attendees will be able to speak directly to representatives from housing counseling agencies and social service providers to discuss specific needs.  Workshop topics include:

  • Can my home be saved from foreclosure?
  • Loan modification, short sale, and foreclosure processes
  • Avoiding foreclosure prevention scams
  • Services available to assist families in need

For more information, call the Neighborhood Preservation Division of the Economic Development Department at 951.413.3450 or email np@moval.org.
Resource links related to foreclosure prevention are available at www.moval.org

Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Fair Housing Council of Riverside County at 951.653.8314 or the U.S. Housing and Urban Development’s Hope for Homeowners Program at 800.225.5342.

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