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The Foreclosure Crisis: Data, Resources, and Tools for Government, Funders, and Nonprofits

Urban Institute

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

Washington, DC

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The Foreclosure Crisis: Data, Resources, and Tools for Government, Funders, and Nonprofits

Wednesday, March 23rd

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET

 

Please join us for a conversation on the latest foreclosure trends in the National Capital Region and resources to help struggling homeowners hosted by the Urban Institute and the Capital Area Foreclosure Network

 

To watch the live video webcast or a recording, go to http://www.ustream.tv/channel/urban-institute-events. (No registration is necessary.)

 

Data from the latest "Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area Foreclosure Monitor and County Profiles" will be presented at the event and can be found on the NeighborhoodInfo DC website at: http://www.neighborhoodinfodc.org/Foreclosure/Foreclosure_monitor.html.

Agenda:

Overview of foreclosure counseling outcomes and the latest foreclosure trends:

 

Peter Tatian: Senior Research Associate, Metropolitan Housing and Communities, The Urban Institute

 

 

Reflection on the latest foreclosure research and what it means for the Washington, D.C. Region:

Moderator: Jeanne Fekade-Sellassie, Director, National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling Program, NeighborWorks America

Panelists:

  • Ivan Linero, Housing & Financial Literacy Coordinator, Hispanic Committee of Virginia
  • Lisa Butler McDougal, Executive Director, Sowing Empowerment & Economic Development and Chair of the Coalition for Homeownership Preservation in Prince George's County
  • Marian Siegel, Executive Director, Housing Counseling Services, Inc.

 

Best Practices in foreclosure prevention outreach: What government and nonprofit staff can do to improve outcomes for the region's homeowners:

Moderator: Chuck Bean, Executive Director, The Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington

Panelists:

  • Ann Humphrey, Constituent Services, Office of Congressman Chris Van Hollen (MD-8)
  • Mary Hunter, Esq., Director, Homeownership Counseling, Housing Initiative Partnership, Inc.
  • Manuel Ochoa, AICP, Regional Director of Homeownership, Latino Economic Development Corporation
  • Amy Mix, Supervising Attorney, Legal Counsel for the Elderly, AARP
  • Martin Taylor, Legislative Aide, Supervisor Catherine M. Hudgins, Hunter Mill District, Fairfax County

 

At the Urban Institute

2100 M Street N.W., 5th Floor, Washington, D.C.

Boxed lunch provided. The event begins promptly at 10:00.

For directions, go to http://www.urban.org/about/directions.cfm.

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Urban Institute
2100 M Street, NW
Fifth Floor
Washington, DC 20037

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT)


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