It is important that community housing agencies work together to reach consumers with education and assistance.
San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 24, 2012
ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions (CCCS) is proud to announce a partnership with Housing Opportunities Collaborative (HOC) to jointly promote access to housing services and education throughout the region. To celebrate this occasion, a public signing was held at 1 pm on May 16, 2012 at the 1100 Broadway headquarters of the HOC.
This partnership will provide increased access to services such as housing workshops and seminars on relevant topics of interest for potential home buyers and those who are seeking alternatives to foreclosure. ClearPoint already provides credit, housing and bankruptcy counseling services in the San Diego area, as well as nationally by phone or internet.
“At a time when uncertainty and confusion are still present in the housing market, it is important that community housing agencies work together to reach consumers with education and assistance”, says ClearPoint’s Pacific Region President Martha Lucey. “Because of our shared values, it is our hope that this partnership will create a healthier environment for responsible home ownership in the region.”
“With responsible partners who make the delivery of innovative solutions to improve the community as a part how they do business, such as ClearPoint, the Housing Opportunities Collaborative can continue to deliver valuable services to the community,” said Vino Pajanor, President and Executive Director of HOC.
Housing Opportunities Collaborative was created in 2005 as a coalition of HUD approved housing counseling agencies, fair housing agencies, social service agencies and governmental agencies, to promote equal access to housing for all persons in the region of low income and underprivileged individuals and families, by educating the public concerning homeownership and landlord-tenant rights and responsibilities, access to financial and capacity building resources, legal services and other resources, monitoring compliance with housing related laws and conducting related activities. HOC is renowned for providing innovative, reliable and professional homeownership services and resources. For more information about the Housing Opportunities Collaborative, please visit http://www.housingcollaborative.org or call 800-HOC-0503.
ClearPoint is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), a system-wide accredited business with the Council on Better Business Bureaus, and a Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-approved housing counseling agency. Free appointments for credit, debt, budgeting and most housing related issues may be made by calling 877-877-1995. For more about ClearPoint, visit http://www.clearpointccs.org.