Help for Chicago-Area Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

April 22, 2012

home attached to an open parachuteThe Chicago real estate region has experienced one of the highest foreclosure rates in the country during the housing crisis, but there are options for struggling homeowners.

Don’t become one of the statistics. There are several upcoming foreclosure prevention events in the Chicago area that can help homeowners at risk of foreclosure. The workshops are free and open to the public.

*Help for Homeowners Community Event: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and HOPE NOW Alliance, this workshop in Rosemont will have HUD-approved housing counselors on hand to explain your options.

When: Monday, April 23, 1 to 8 p.m.

Where: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Hall G, 5555 North River Rd., Rosemont

Bring: For a list of documents that you should bring, click here.

Call: 888-996-HOPE (4673) for more information

*Community Meeting on Mortgage Foreclosures: This event in Maywood will feature guest speakers discussing options for homeowners facing foreclosure.

When: Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m. to noon

Where: St. Eulalia Church, 1851 S. 9th Ave., Maywood

More: Visit housinghelpersinc.org or call 708-681-2101 for more information

*Save Your Home Seminar: The Lakeside CDC is hosting this workshop, in which homeowners can learn about programs available to struggling homeowners and how to apply for a loan modification. Space is limited for this event, and reservations are required.

When: Wednesday, May 16, 6 7o 8 p.m.

Where: Lakeside CDC, 6636 N. Clark St., Chicago

More: Call Israel at 773-381-5253 for more information and to register

Stay tuned to Chicagoland Real Estate Forum for future homeowner workshops.

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