CONGRESSWOMAN FREDERICA WILSON URGES HOMEOWNERS TO ATTEND FREE “Help For Homeowners” event TO STOP FORECLOSURES

Miami, FL – February 26, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (FL-24) and the U.S. Department of Treasury are hosting a “Help For Homeowners” event on Wednesday, February 27 and Thursday, February 28 to enable struggling homeowners to meet one-on-one with mortgage company officials and housing experts to receive free advice and assistance.

Who:       Congresswoman Frederica Wilson and the United States Department of Treasury
Homeownership Preservation Office

What:     “Help for Homeowners” event to offer free personalized advice to struggling
homeowners, including residents who have lost their jobs or taken pay cuts, and to
answer questions about principal reduction, refinancing, loan modification, short
sales and other ways of avoiding foreclosure.

When:     Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 28, 2013| 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where:    James L. Knight Center – 400 SE Second Avenue, Miami, FL 33131

Congresswoman Wilson has been a champion for the cause of stopping home evictions in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.  In addition to a successful Foreclosure Prevention Workshop in Miami Gardens last October, she sponsored the Mandatory Foreclosure Mediation Act to bring banks and homeowners together to find alternatives to eviction.

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U.S. Rep. Frederica S. Wilson is a second-term Congresswoman from Florida representing parts of Northern Miami-Dade and Southeast Broward counties. A former state legislator and school principal, she is the founder of the 5000 Role Models for Excellence Project, a mentoring program for young males at risk of dropping out of school.

Contact:
Gwen Belton
Phone: 305-690-5905, 305-619-5676,

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