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Volume 8, Issue 1, 2008   Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Mortgage Data Help Paint Foreclosure Picture

As foreclosure and delinquency rates escalate, community organizations, counseling agencies and policymakers need good-quality data to understand foreclosure patterns and mitigate foreclosure losses to individuals and communities. To that end, the Federal Reserve System has aggregated mortgage performance data, created dynamic maps and made them available to the public. Read More »

San Antonio Tackles Foreclosure

The city of San Antonio has taken on the challenge of homeownership preservation, creating the San Antonio Foreclosure Prevention Task Force. Read More »

Foreclosure Resources and Links

Find information on the foreclosure process, procedures and laws; homeowner assistance; state and local coalitions; and post-foreclosure solutions. Read More »


News & Events

  • HOPE Now Workshops in North Texas and San Antonio in June 2008: NeighborWorks® America and the HOPE NOW Alliance, a national partnership between lenders and nonprofit housing counselors, are conducting a series of Home Preservation Workshops across the country that began in March in California and continue through the summer. These events are designed to help bring together borrowers in financial distress with a representative from their servicer and/or a nonprofit counseling agency. All local HUD-approved counseling agencies are invited to participate. The events are open to the public from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m., and free parking is available. The Texas dates are June 9 at the Arlington Convention Center, The Ballroom, 1200 Ballpark Way, Arlington, Texas, 76011; and June 10 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Live Oak Civic Center, 8101 Pat Booker Road, Live Oak, Texas, 78233.
  • Dallas HOPE partnership will continue to offer workshops for distressed homeowners in various communities in North Texas throughout the summer. Contact Linda Davis-Demas at the North Texas Housing Coalition for a list of workshops, ldavis@nthcinc.org.
  • San Antonio Foreclosure Prevention Task Force will host its next workshop on July 12 at the Alamo Area Council of Governments, 8700 Tesoro Drive, San Antonio, 78217. For more information, contact the city's Department of Community Initiatives at 210-207-5910.
  • Houston HOPE partnership continues to host foreclosure prevention workshops in the greater Houston area. For more information, contact Rafael Medrano at RafaelMedrano@Homecomings.com.

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