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Results for: Housing

Interviews:
David Gillcrist - Executive Director, Project FIND
Project FIND is a "find". This not-for-profit organization, headed by David Gillcrist, executive director, assists seniors in living independently providing housing and essential services. Funded with city, state and private monies, Project FIND operates five senior centers serving over 730 people a day and more than 215,000 meals annually; a range of healthy aging activities; and nearly 600 units of affordable housing with in house social services. Their services are explored on Getting Your Money's worth with Judith West.
Themes: Service Agencies, Housing, Community Programs, Aging
Frank Pallotta - Executive Vice-President/Managing Partner, Loan Value Group LLC
Where does responsibility of homeowner collide with bad lending practices of banks? What options are open to homeowners? Is a strategic default acceptable morally? Frank Pallota discusses these questions and explains a private label Responsible Homeowner Reward Program with Judith West on Getting Your Money's Worth.
Themes: Housing, Real Estate, Finance
Louis Kilkenny - COO, Neighborhood Housing Service of New York
A bright light in the dim real estate market is Neighborhood Housing Services of New York. This organization, privately funded, counsels families on how to buy houses and, importantly, how to afford them. While their core demography is middle low-income, their customer education and honesty is available to everyone. For those who qualify, renovation loans, again with counseling, are available. NHSNYC COO Louis Kilkenny provides more value with Judith west on Getting Your Money's Worth.
Themes: Housing, Real Estate, Community Programs, Service Agencies
Manual A. Alvarado - Operation Specialist, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Should you refinance your home? Are you elegible for Mortgage Modification? See Manual Alvarado, outreach contact in New York City for the U.S. Department of Housing, on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West. He highlights information on Freddie and Fanny, how to avoid foreclosures (avoid scam artists) and how to modify your payments if your income has changed. Help is available.
Themes: Housing, Service Agencies
Commentaries:
 60 Seconds on Value: "Too Much House"
For too many years, too many people bought too much house. How to avoid?...
Themes: Real Estate, Housing, Money Tips



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