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The Mississippi Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Consortium created by Attorney General Jim Hood begi

“I created this consortium so our residents dealing with foreclosure issues could get free counseling and legal assistance, including re-financing and loan modification assistance,” said Attorney General Hood. “I hope by taking the Consortium across the state that we can better help folks.”

HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR MISSISSIPPI STORM VICTIMS

WASHINGTON, DC - August 31, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Mississippi and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to Hurricane Isaac.

Attorney General Jim Hood Announces Formation of the Mississippi Foreclosure Prevention Consortium

Jackson, MS - July 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Jim Hood today announced that his office has created the “Mississippi Foreclosure Prevention Consortium” to assist homeowners who are struggling as a result of the foreclosure crisis. The consortium was created through funding provided under the National Mortgage Settlement that was entered into earlier this year with the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers over foreclosure abuses and fraud, and unacceptable mortgage servicing practices

Mississippi Joins $25 Billion Joint State-Federal Mortgage Servicing Settlement on Foreclosure

Jackson, MS - February 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Jim Hood today announced Mississippi is part of the $25 billion joint federal-state agreement with the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers over foreclosure abuses and fraud, and unacceptable nationwide mortgage servicing practices. The proposed agreement provides an estimated $47.1 million in direct relief to Mississippi homeowners and addresses future mortgage loan servicing practices.

HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR MISSISSIPPI STATE STORM VICTIMS

WASHINGTON, DC - May 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Mississippi and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding last week.

Mississippi Joins States Looking Into “Robo-Signers” at Major Mortgage Loan Companies

Jackson, MS - October 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Jim Hood is joining a 49-state bipartisan mortgage foreclosure working group, as part of a coordinated national effort by states to review the practice of so-called robo-signing within the mortgage servicing industry

HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR MISSISSIPPI STORM VICTIMS

WASHINGTON, DC - May 3, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to five counties in Mississippi and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to April's severe storms, tornadoes and flooding.

HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR MISSISSIPPI STORM VICTIMS

Foreclosure protection offered to displaced families in five counties. WASHINGTON, DC - April 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to five counties in Mississippi and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to April's severe storms, tornadoes and flooding.

MHC to Promote $40,000 Grant for Purchase of Foreclosed Properties

Real Estate professionals, Lenders, Counselors on hand for free information/ advice. Oxford, MS - March 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Mississippi Home Corporation will hold two events to promote its new Home Buyer Advantage (HBA) program that provides grants of up to $40,000 to homebuyers purchasing foreclosed properties in qualifying areas across the state. The first event will be held on Tuesday, March 30 from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Lafayette County & Oxford Library, 401 Bramlett Blvd. in Oxford. The second event will be held on March 31 at the Tupelo Library on 219 N. Madison St. in Tupelo from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public

MHC to Promote $40,000 Grant for Purchase of Foreclosed Properties

Greenville, MS - February 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Mississippi Home Corporation will hold two events to promote its new Home Buyer Advantage (HBA) program that provides grants of up to $40,000 to homebuyers purchasing foreclosed properties in qualifying areas across the state. The first event will be held on Tuesday, March 2 from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Greenville Library, 341 Main Street in Greenville. The second event will be held at the Coahoma Community College Workforce Development Center, 510 Sunbelt Drive in Clarksdale from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public

Mississippi Home Corporation to Host Foreclosure Counseling Training

Counseling Provided for Those in Danger of Foreclosure  Jackson, MS - October 22, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC) will host training...

Mississippi Home Corporation to Host Foreclosure Prevention Workshops Statewide

Counseling Provided for Those in Danger of Foreclosure Jackson, MS—Mississippians facing foreclosure will have the opportunity to talk to experts and seek help at a...

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