September 2009

Media Contact: Rochelle Rose, Fund Development Director, (805) 962-5152 x227 or
Annette Montoya, Corporate Communications Manager, (805) 781-3088 x
September 30, 2009

Free Foreclosure Prevention Seminar in Santa Maria will be hosted
by Peoples' Self-Help Housing, September 30th

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Corporation (PSHH) invites the public to attend a free foreclosure prevention workshop on Wednesday, September 30th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Building at Los Adobes de Maria II, at 1148 W. Boone Street, Santa Maria. The workshop will be conducted in Spanish and English simultaneously.

All Homeowners who wish to learn more about the foreclosure process and alternative options to foreclosure are invited to attend. Participants will learn strategies to preserve homeownership and avoid foreclosure. Workshop attendees needing further assistance will be able to set up appointments with bi-lingual PSHH housing counselors.

This workshop will be facilitated by Brian Kerrigan, Housing Counselor for Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH). A graduate of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Kerrigan holds a degree in business administration/finance and most recently worked as a loan officer for Chase Bank. During last 12 months Brian and other PSHH counselors were able to assist over 360 families, who were experiencing mortgage problems.

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing also offers First Time Homebuyer Workshops to provide prospective homebuyers with the information they need to make a wise purchase and loan decisions. Call our office at (805) 781-3088 for more information. These seminars have enabled many prospective first time homeowners to access various governmental down payment assistance programs.

PSHH is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide affordable housing and programs leading to self-sufficiency for low-income families, seniors, and other special needs groups on California’s Central Coast. Since its establishment in 1970, PSHH has assisted over 1,000 individuals or families build their own self-help home.

To reserve your space call People’s at (805) 781-3088. For a complete schedule of First Time Home Buyers Seminars or Home Foreclosure Prevention Seminars in Central Coast communities, visit www.pshhc.org.

This seminar is sponsored by Bank of America, Rabobank and Peoples’ Self-Help Housing.