From Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Hundreds of people lined up outside the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta early Tuesday morning in hopes of getting help paying their mortgages.
The American Dream Convention, sponsored by the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America, featured 500 counselors to help homeowners who are having trouble making their mortgage payments.
Darren Duarte is director of communications for NACA, which is “nonprofit advocacy, HUD-certified counseling agency,” according to its website. He said the event aims at “helping homeowners who have mortgages that are unaffordable, helping make them affordable. We have all the major lenders and investors here to do that.”
He said people who are looking to buy a home can also find help at the six-day event, which runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Sunday
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