Facing the Mortgage Crisis
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WGTE and Corporation for Public Broadcasting Initiative

The Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan region is among the areas being hardest hit by the mortgage crisis with more foreclosure than the national average.  Many people can be helped if they know where to turn for trusted information.

WGTE Public Media has been joined by the United Way of Greater Toledo and numerous other nonprofit organizations to connect you with trusted information and free ... (more)

Facing the Mortgage Crisis Community Connection

PHOTO GALLERY: On Saturday, July 25th, at 10:00 a.m., WGTE held a free information fair on mortgage and foreclosure issues.

WGTE Public Media, the United Way of Greater Toledo and other concerned community partners are here to help you through an initiative called FACING THE MORTGAGE CRISIS. The event included trusted community organizations, government advocates, legal and ... (more)

WGTE Town Hall: Facing the Mortgage Crisis -

WGTE Public Media presented this live Town Hall hosted by Bill Harris.  This one-hour television special connected people facing mortgage foreclosure to the local organizations that can help them stay in their homes.

Panelists and mortgage specialists, including Richard Alston, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality; Mike King, Consumer Credit Counseling Service; Pam Mayer, Neighborhood Housing Service; T. Mari Taoka, Lucas ... (more)

WGTE Town Hall: Families Facing the Mortgage Crisis -

Bill Harris hosted this live, one-hour special that connects parents with local resources to help them better communicate with their children on the current financial situation including the mortgage crisis. Topics included losing a job and/or home; feelings of insecurity; the concept of want versus need; language and approach for differing age groups; need for security; and much more.

Panelists included Mike King, Consumer Credit ... (more)

Deadline NOW: The Mortgage Meltdown

Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan are among the areas hardest hit by the mortgage crisis. Many people can be helped if they know where to turn for trusted information. This week's program features Bill Farnsel, Executive Director of Neighborhood Housing Services, Mike King, Credit Counselor for Consumer Credit Counseling Services, and Lucas Rowe, Foreclosure Prevention Advocate for Empowering and Strengthening Ohio's People.

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