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Free Foreclosure Prevention Clinics

Housing Counseling Services (HCS), a D.C.-based nonprofit, offers free foreclosure prevention clinics to help people in danger of losing their homes. Clients receive information and individual counseling to help them identify their realistic options for avoiding foreclosure and “foreclosure rescue scams.”

Where: 2410 17th St NW, Suite 100, Washington, D.C. 20009

When:

  • Wednesday, Dec. 5, noon.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 12, noon.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 19, noon.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 26, 6 p.m.

Call Su Cheng at 202-667-7006 for more information.

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