Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Foreclosure Training 9/24, Durham


Announcing Surfing the Foreclosure Tsunami:

A Training on Foreclosure Prevention and REO Disposition


Sept. 24th, 2009
Durham Marriott
Registration, $45
Register Here
Registration Closes Sept. 18th, 2009

Surfing the Foreclosure Tsunami:


Dear Susan,


You are invited to an important training, focusing on Foreclosure Prevention and REO Disposition, on Sept. 24th, 2009. Please see the agenda below.  Register here.

Foreclosure Tsunami: Causes and Contexts


Morning Plenary

9:00 to 9:45

Morning Plenary
9:00 to 9:45
We will look at the forces that led to the foreclosure crisis, and to state policies that protected North Carolina.   Some solutions can be effected with individuals or in neighborhoods. Other reforms will require systemic remedies at the state and federal level.


Track One -  Housing Counselors


Housing counselors can receive
general continuing education credit for the Training

10:00 to 11:00 Solution-Focused Counseling
The CCCS of Forsyth County will share methods to help counselors and their clients.
11:00 to 12:00 State Tools for Foreclosure Prevention

NCHFA - Home Protection Program
NCCOB - Home Foreclosure Prevention Project
NC Attorney General - New consumer protections

1:30 to 3:00 Federal Tools for Foreclosure Prevention

HUD will present guidance for several federal loan modification programs:

  • The Home Affordable Modification Program
  • Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

3:00 to 4:00 The Perspectives of Servicers
Staff from BB&T, SunTrust, Wells Fargo, and Self-Help will review their loan modification programs and how they work with clients. 


Moving Forward: Policy and Practice


Lunch Plenary

Time: 12:00 to 1:15

Lunch Plenary

12:00 to 1:15
Allan Mallach is a senior fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution.  Mallach is a national expert on the pathways to revitalize distressed neighborhoods with equity and social inclusion.  He will speak on the neighborhood impacts of the foreclosure crisis, as well as strategies for recovery. Mallach is an advocate, a practitioner, researcher and a planner.


Track Two - Local Government and Non-Profit Developers


Guidance and advice for rebuilding communities.

10:00 to 12:00 Neighborhood Stabilization Program I

 NSP Update by NCDCA

- and -
Using CDBG and HOME Funds by HUD
- and -

NSP Funding from NCHFA, Self-Help & the Initiative

1:30 to 2:00 Research Foreclosure Trends and Buys
Community Reinvestment Association of North Carolina

2:00 to 3:00
REO Disposition Programs
Lenders will explain their REO disposition programs and how non-profits can work with them.

3:00 to 4:00 Strategies for Redevelopment

Homeownership, Rental and Land Banking: Practitioners will discuss different models for redevelopment.


We look forward to seeing you for a productive and informative day. Advance registration closes Sept. 18th.


The Community Reinvestment Association
of North Carolina

919.667.1557 x30


Organized by the
Community Reinvestment Association of North Carolina
with the
North Carolina Community Development Initiative


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State Plan for Independent Living

This is from the NC Disability Action Network which NASW-NC is a member.


The North Carolina Statewide Independent Living Council

Would like to announce our State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL) come together meeting

With our guest speakers:

Kelly Buckland

The Executive Director of the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)

September 16th and 17th

The Location will be at the

Holiday Inn Brownstone Hotel & Conference Center

1707 Hillsborough Street- Raleigh, NC 27605

Toll Free 800-331-7919

Tel: (919) 828-0811 – Fax (919) 834-090

The meeting to start at 10 Am and ends at 4 Pm each day

Contact: The NCSILC office with any requested accommodation needs.

Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

For more information Phone (919) 835-3636 or E-mail redohanlon@yahoo.com

NCSILC office 401 Oberlin Road Raleigh NC 27605