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U.S. CONGRESSMAN AL GREEN UNITES WITH EXPERTS AND BANKS TO HELP HOUSTON RESIDENTS WHO FACE FORECLOSURE


U.S. Congressman Al Green (9th Congressional District Texas) will host a housing foreclosure prevention seminar to help Houston residents learn how to take the first steps to avoid losing their homes. Representatives from financial institutions such as Bank of America and Wells Fargo, as well as the Department of Housing and Urban Development will provide direct counseling regarding loan modification, refinancing services, Federal foreclosure prevention programs and Federal Assistance Housing.

WHO: Congressman Al Green in collaboration with the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas-Houston, Harris County and the City of Houston, Bank of America and Capital One, amongst others.

WHAT: Housing Foreclosure Prevention Seminar.

WHEN: Saturday, October 3rd 2009 (From 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM)

WHERE: Houston Community College (Willie Lee Gaye Hall Campus)
1990 Airport Boulevard, Houston (TX) ZIP Code: 77051-4144

WHY: According to the Center for Responsible Lending, 8 million families could lose their homes in the next four years and that would erase $308 billion in housing wealth. Specifically in Texas, 1 in 35 homeowners will likely experience foreclosure in the next two years, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: U.S. Congressman Al Green will be available for interviews from 10:15 AM until 10:45 AM.

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