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South San Mateo County Foreclosure Resource Fair on Oct. 1 in Menlo Park

San Mateo County Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson is offering a Foreclosure Resource event on October 1, that will be helpful to anyone facing possible foreclosure. It’s taking place in Menlo Park.

If you or someone you know is in that situation, this is a good opportunity to get some solid information about options and how best to proceed. Read on, and share this with anyone you think might benefit.

This is not a City event, so if you need more info, please call (650) 363-4570 or visit www.co.sanmateo.ca.us/housingfair.

Thanks,

~malcolm

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South San Mateo County Foreclosure Resource Fair on Oct. 1

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Homeowners facing foreclosure are invited to meet with loan representatives from banks, learn about their rights and discover ways to avoid foreclosure at the second annual South San Mateo County Foreclosure Resource Fair on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The free fair will be held at the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, 700 Alma St., Menlo Park. The fair is sponsored by San Mateo County Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson.

Tenants living in homes or apartment buildings facing foreclosure are also invited to learn about their options and rights.

Loan representatives from Wells Fargo Bank, Chase Bank, PNC Mortgage, and Bank of America will be available to meet with clients. For those who have mortgages though other banks, HUD-approved housing counselors will be on hand to help them find solutions to their housing issues and discuss assistance programs, including President Obama’s Making Home Affordable Program. Non-profit attorneys will also be there to offer free legal advice. Translators (Spanish, Tongan, Mandarin, Hmong, Vietnamese, and more) will be available to assist.

The fair will include free information sessions and panel discussions on predatory lending and loan modification, foreclosure rescue scams, surviving foreclosure, seniors and reverse mortgages, transitional housing and developing a crisis budget.

Partners in the event include Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto, Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County, North California Urban Development (NCUD), Project Sentinel, Keep Your Home California, City of East Palo Alto, City of Menlo Park and City of Redwood City.

For more information, please call (650) 363-4570 or visit www.co.sanmateo.ca.us/housingfair.

Contact:

Rebecca Irwin
Legislative Aide
Office of Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson
rirwin@co.sanmateo.ca.us
(650) 363-4801

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