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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 09, 2008
Attorney General McKenna to kick off mortgage intervention workshop in SeaTac

Loan servicers and housing counselors offer help for borrowers

SEATAC – Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna will join housing counselors and loan servicers at a free workshop Saturday geared at helping homeowners find solutions to their mortgage problems.

McKenna will kick off the event by discussing the recent settlement affecting Countrywide loan recipients, as well as efforts to protect homeowners from foreclosure rescue scams.

WHAT: Mortgage Intervention Workshop and Community Discussion

WHO: 

  • Attorney General Rob McKenna
  • Loan service officers from Countrywide and Bank of America
  •  HUD-certified housing counselors from local nonprofit organizations

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
AG McKenna will be the first presenter.

WHERE: WaMu Cedarbrook Leadership Center
18525 36th Avenue S., SeaTac, 98188

RSVP: Registration is preferred; please call 1-800-368-1455 or e-mail ulmshousing@urbanleague.org. Walk-ins welcome.
 
DETAILS: The event is sponsored by the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, the Seattle-King County Asset-Building Collaborative and Solid Ground. Participants will be able to meet with mortgage counselors to learn about available options to help them remain in their homes and avoid foreclosure. Loan servicers from Countywide and Bank of America will be available to initiate the loan work-out process for their customers; bring your loan documents.

The Attorney General’s Office provides information about avoiding foreclosure and foreclosure scams on its Web site at www.atg.wa.gov/foreclosure.aspx.


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MEDIA CONTACTS:
Kristin Alexander, AGO Media Relations Manager, (206) 464-6432, kalexander@atg.wa.gov
Linda Taylor, Urban League Housing Director, (206) 461-3697, ltaylor@urbanleague.org

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