Help for Homeowners event scheduled

      Help comes to struggling homeowners in Birmingham. Next week, the nation's largest mortgage services, along with several non-profit housing counseling organizations will be in Birmingham to work one-on-one with{}homeowners having trouble making house payments.{}The event is made possible through the federal government's Making Home Affordable Program, HOPE NOW Alliance and NeighborWorks America.

      Homeowners struggling to meet mortgage payments will have the opportunity to review their options and learn about possible alternatives to foreclosure. This is the first time the event will be held in Alabama for at-risk homeowners.

      The event is free. It will be from 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM July 31 at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel. Free parking is available in the East Parking Garage. Homeowners will be seen on a first come, first-served basis and should bring all mortgage documents, income documents and hardship letters.

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