2003-04-19 / Community

JHS 198 To Host Homeownership Fair

JHS 198 To Host Homeownership Fair

A Homeownership Fair will be held on April 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at JHS 198 in Far Rockaway. This is a Congressional Black Caucus Founda-tion with Ownership, Wealth (WOW) Initiative.

Those attending could learn about first-time homeownership, finding an affordable home, knowing and understanding credit, how to avoid predatory lending, co-ops and condos, and HOPE VI (the New York Housing Authority Homeownership Program) with special incentives for Ocean Bay residents.

The sponsors of the Fair include U.S. Representative Gregory Meeks, New York City Councilman James Sanders, Jr., CitiMortgage, Country-wide Home Loans, The Faith Center for Community Development, Fannie Mae, Fleet Mortgage, Freddie Mac, HSBC Bank (USA), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, JPMorgan Chase, Margert Com-munity Corporation, Neighborhood Housing Services, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, New York City Housing Authority, New York City Housing Partnership, Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corp-oration, Washington Mutual, and Wells Fargo.

If you are unable to attend and would like information and materials, contact New York Housing Authority, Margert Community Corporation, or The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation.

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