: News

Filed Under:

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop Held for D.C. Residents

Play associated audio

By Greg Peppers

A free workshop is being held Saturday in the District to assist homeowners who are in default on their mortgage or facing foreclosure.

The workshop provides a forum for at risk homeowners in the D.C. metro area to meet with their mortgage company and a HUD approved counseling agency.

The goal is to work out a solution to keep homeowners in their homes. The event is part of the Obama Administration’s "Making Home Affordable Program."

Phyllis Caldwell is Chief of the Homeownership Preservation Office at the Treasury Department.

"In the Washington metropolitan area we currently have over 28-thousand homeowners that are in the program, yet we are continuing to try to reach out because we know there are many struggling homeowners," she says.

Those attending the workshop will also be able to meet with Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton.

The event takes place Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park hotel.

NPR

Comic-Con Fans Continue The Epic Battle Between Science And Fiction

Fans of science fiction have long wrestled with the question of just how much science should be in their fiction. Advocates of different approaches met at San Diego's Comic-Con.
NPR

Scraped, Splattered — But Silent No More. Finally, The Dinner Plate Gets Its Say

Instagram is the Internet's semi-obsessive, borderline-creepy love letter to food. But behind every great meal is a plate doing a pretty-OK job. So a comedian made an Instagram to celebrate plates.
NPR

Leaked Democratic Party Emails Show Members Tried To Undercut Sanders

Just days before the Democratic National Committee convention gets underway, WikiLeaks releases almost 20,000 emails among DNC staff, revealing discussions of topics from Bernie Sanders to the media.
NPR

Making The Cloud Green: Tech Firms Push For Renewable Energy Sources

Few people can demand what kind of electricity they get. But Microsoft and Facebook, which operate huge, power-hungry data centers, are trying to green up the electricity grid with their buying power.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.