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Foreclosure prevention workshop Saturday

Concerned about losing your home to a foreclosure? Pima County is sponsoring a free foreclosure prevention workshop Saturday.

Current homeowners and first-time buyers can receive information on how to stay in their homes at the workshop at El Rio Neighborhood Center, 1390 W. Speedway, said the Pima County Housing Center in a press release.

Registration will begin at 8 a.m., and the workshops and one-on-one consultations by housing counselors will take place 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Advance registration is recommended by the Housing Center. Call 800-300-7868 or 624-2947 to sign up.

Homeowners are expected to bring the following to the workshop:

  • Two current pay stubs
  • 2010 tax return, including W-2
  • Homeowners insurance policy
  • Two months of bank statements
  • A list of monthly expenses
  • A utility bill
  • Most recent mortgage statement and any related correspondence
  • Hardship letter (in homeowner's own words)
  • Self-employed individuals should provide 4 months' of recent bank statements, 2009 or 2010 tax return, and a current profit and loss statement.

Other sponsors of the workshop include the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, Don’t Borrow Trouble® Pima County, the City of Tucson, Fannie Mae and the Southwest Fair Housing Council.

The Pima County Housing Center and its partners:

  • Help homeowners with mortgage modification and foreclosure prevention or recovery.
  • Assist individuals and families who have been victims of fraud and rescue scams.
  • Help individuals obtain emergency rent, mortgage and utility assistance.
  • Provide access to resources, information, counseling, classes, computers, and workshops to help Pima County residents purchase, repair and make their homes more energy efficient; find affordable rentals; improve their credit; and save and manage their money.

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