Free fair to teach public how to avoid foreclosures

Homeowners are invited to attend a free, comprehensive Homeownership Preservation Fair on Saturday, September 20 to learn more about foreclosure prevention and homeownership preservation. The event will take place in the Long Beach Convention Center Grand Ballroom, on Pine Avenue between Ocean Boulevard and Shoreline Drive, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.
The event is jointly sponsored by the City of Long Beach, The Long Beach Housing Development Company (LBHDC), Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, L.A. County Supervisor Don Knabe, the Los Angeles Neighborhood Housing Services (LANHS), the City of Carson, the City of Hawthorne, L.A. County NeighborWorks Center for Foreclosure Solutions, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Participants are asked to bring a copy of a recent mortgage statement; all information will be kept confidential. Counselors and housing experts will offer on-site assistance and information on viable options regarding foreclosure prevention assistance. Presentations will also be conducted on topics including the foreclosure process and fraud prevention. Spanish and Khmer translation will be available. Free parking is available off Pine Avenue at the Convention Center.
The Homeownership Preservation Fair will be facilitated by the Los Angeles Neighborhood Housing Services, a HUD-approved housing counseling agency.
For more information, call LANHS at (888) 895-2647, email or visit

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