The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

April 20, 2010
Mortgage workshop this week; CalPERS modifying some loans

Hope|Against|HOPE, the Roseville-based not-for-profit organization that offers home mortgage counseling, is conducting a Foreclosure Prevention Workshop on Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Boulevard, Sacramento .

This session will include discussions about loan modification, short sales, and the federal "Making Home Affordable" plan.

This link opens Hope|Against|HOPE's website. Click the "Workshops" button at the top for meeting dates, times and locations. Registration is required so that organizers can plan materials appropriately. There's no cost to register or to attend the workshop.

Click here for our April 8 State Worker column about Hope|Against|HOPE and its services.

On a related note, CalPERS has said it's going to modify mortgages for some members. Click here to read a report by The Bee's Jim Wasserman.

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