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Banks Plan Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

Banks Plan Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

 

Federal officials and a group of banks plan to hold a workshop in Las Vegas to offer counseling and advice to first-time homebuyers and those hoping to avoid foreclosure.

The two-hour workshop is scheduled for Saturday at Cashman Center, with registration starting at 9 a.m. It is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, as well as Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, Chase Bank and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage.

Officials say attendees should bring relevant documents, including pay stubs, bank statements and tax returns.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

Reid's Office Hosts Another Foreclosure Workshop

Reid's Office Hosts Another Foreclosure Workshop

 

The office of Nevada Senator Harry Reid will host a home foreclosure prevention workshop on from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Las Vegas at Consumer Credit Counseling Services, 2650 S. Jones.

Struggling homeowners with a Bank of America loan in Nevada who attend the workshop will have the opportunity to sit down with a HUD-approved housing counselor and a representative from Bank of America to discuss the options that may be available to help avoid foreclosure.

Those interested in attending must RSVP by sending an e-mail to foreclosureprevention_reid@reid.senate.gov or by calling Senator Reid’s Las Vegas office at 388-5020.

Homeowners who attend the workshop should bring the following financial documents if requesting workout assistance from their lender:

Help Avoiding Foreclosure Available Friday and Saturday

Help Avoiding Foreclosure Available Friday and Saturday

A group of housing organizations are banding together to host a foreclosure workshop.

Residents facing foreclosure can receive help during a Home Rescue Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Palace Station Hotel Casino, 2411 W. Sahara Ave., inside the Grand Ballroom.

Residents will be able to take advantage of face-to-face sessions with loan specialists, housing counselors, and attorneys, as well as take part in informative workshops. In addition to one-on-one meetings with lenders, attendees will also benefit from resources available where they can gain helpful information from a number of local services in areas such as education, job placement, and public benefits, among others.

Home Rescue Fair to Help with Foreclosure Questions

Home Rescue Fair to Help with Foreclosure Questions

Residents facing foreclosure can receive some much-needed help during a Home Rescue Fair on Friday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. inside the Grand Ballroom at the Palace Station Hotel Casino, 2411 W. Sahara Ave.

Residents will be able to take advantage of face-to-face sessions with loan specialists, housing counselors, and attorneys, as well as take part in informative workshops.

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop Set for Saturday

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop Set for Saturday

The latest in a series of foreclosure prevention workshops hosted by the office of Nevada Senator Harry Reid will be held Saturday.

Nevada homeowners struggling to make their mortgage payments and looking for a loan modification are invited to attend the workshop and sit down with their servicer and a Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-approved housing counselor to discuss workout options that may be available to help them to avoid foreclosure.

City Uses Grant Funding to Combat Problems

City Uses Grant Funding to Combat Problems

Federal grant funds of more than $6.8 million will help the city of Las Vegas in efforts to provide affordable housing, community development and homeless assistance. The funds come from the U.S.

Training Sessions Scheduled on New Development Code

Training Sessions Scheduled on New Development Code

The City of Las Vegas will hold two customer training sessions focused on the city’s newly adopted Unified Development Code.

The sessions will enable customers to stay current as well as ask questions about the code before it becomes effective on May 1, 2011. The one-hour sessions will each be held at 5 p.m. at the new Development Services Center, located at 333 N. Rancho Drive, in the third-floor Charleston Conference Room on Tuesday, April 19, and Tuesday, April 26.

On March 16, the Las Vegas City Council adopted a Unified Development Code (UDC) for the city of Las Vegas. The UDC replaces the existing Subdivision Regulations (Title 18) and Zoning Code (Title 19).

The UDC incorporates more graphic-oriented elements, resulting in a document that is more user-friendly while eliminating cross-referencing issues, contradictions and duplication of information.