Published DateLACONIA — Each month, hundreds of NH homeowners face the threat of foreclosure. In the past few years, Laconia Area Community Land Trust (LACLT) has helped more than 130 area residents hold onto their homes, and is now offering a free workshop as the first step for those who may be facing foreclosure or who are in mortgage default.
On Saturday, February 16, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Laconia Police Dept. Community Room on New Salem St., LACLT offers a Default & Foreclosure Intervention Workshop, taught by Debra Drake, an accredited HUD Housing Counselor. Light refreshments are included, and registration begins at 9:30 a.m.
As a first step in dealing with a foreclosure or default situation, the workshop is free and open to homeowners of all income levels. LACLT respects and maintains confidentiality and privacy. Participants will:
— Explore the options available to them in avoiding foreclosure
— Learn about the timelines and the foreclosure process in NH
— Review necessary forms and receive PowerPoint assistance understanding and completing them
— Schedule an appointment for free one-on-one counseling and advocacy
— Have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A period