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Jul 01, 2014, 11:50 ET

NeighborWorks America Urges Homeowners to Avoid Paying for Loan Modifications

Like many homeowners, Sixto Diaz was current on his mortgage when he decided to get a loan modification. His monthly payment was increasing and the...

Jun 10, 2014, 16:41 ET

NeighborWorks America names two housing and finance industry veterans to top positions

NeighborWorks America announced today that it named Peter N. Carey, acting Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Thomas Bloom acting Chief Financial...

Jun 03, 2014, 10:46 ET

NeighborWorks America launches 31st annual NeighborWorks Week

 On June 7 NeighborWorks America kicks off the 31st annual NeighborWorks Week, a weeklong celebration in which thousands of volunteers come...

May 15, 2014, 11:10 ET

Community-development conference kicks off in Louisville; 2,300+ professionals, $2.8 million in economic impact expected

 An estimated $2.8 million in economic impact is expected in Louisville next week when more than 2,300 community development professionals from...

May 02, 2014, 15:11 ET

Chuck Wehrwein Named Acting President and Chief Executive Officer of NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America announced today that Chuck Wehrwein will serve as acting president and chief executive officer following the Board of...

Apr 08, 2014, 09:00 ET
New consumer finance survey from NeighborWorks America finds that 29 percent of adults or nearly 70 million Americans have no emergency savings. This lack of emergency savings suggests that many families are one financial crisis from disaster and more likely to need to use high-cost non-traditional credit products that could only compound the problem. NeighborWorks America encourages everyone this financial capability month to visit a qualified nonprofit for help with budgeting and saving for future goals.  (PRNewsFoto/NeighborWorks America)

Nearly 70 million Americans have no emergency savings while nearly one-in-four would run out of money in 30 days, says NeighborWorks America survey

 Nearly 70 million in America don't have any emergency savings to withstand a sudden financial shock, while 22 percent of Americans or about 53...

Apr 04, 2014, 14:00 ET

NeighborWorks America announces private sector partner awards

NeighborWorks America announced its private sector awards today with financial institutions and their related foundations sweeping all categories....

Mar 18, 2014, 16:00 ET

$63.1 Million awarded through National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling program to help more than 167,000 families

NeighborWorks America today announced that $63.1 million has been awarded to 29 state housing finance agencies (HFAs), 18 HUD-approved housing...

Feb 20, 2014, 17:35 ET

Community-development conference coming to Los Angeles will attract 2,000+ professionals, $10 million in economic impact

A $10 million boost is coming to the Los Angeles economy when more than 2,000 community development professionals from around the country convene...

Jan 31, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Don't be 'taken' this tax season

The following was written by Marietta Rodriguez, vice president mortgage programs, NeighborWorks America: All of the data aren't in yet for...

Dec 11, 2013, 12:03 ET
Vanitha Venugopal, Pacific Region Vice President, NeighborWorks America.  (PRNewsFoto/NeighborWorks America)

NeighborWorks® America names Vanitha Venugopal vice president for its pacific region

 NeighborWorks America announced today that it named Vanitha Venugopal regional vice president for its pacific region. As regional vice...

Dec 09, 2013, 10:15 ET

NeighborWorks America opens application window for Achieving Excellence program

Nonprofit executives encouraged to apply for program delivered in partnership with Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government...

Dec 05, 2013, 14:26 ET

Kansas City gets $2 million economic boost from NeighborWorks America conference

NeighborWorks Training institute brings 1,750 community development professionals to Kansas City More than 1,750 community development...

Nov 20, 2013, 12:00 ET

NeighborWorks America survey: Friends and family beat out housing professionals as first stop for information when buying a home or trying to avoid foreclosure

More than 4 out of 5 adults under 30 say home buying is complicated  The average home buyer looks to friends and family first when...

Nov 20, 2013, 12:00 ET
America at Home: Homeownership Today.  (PRNewsFoto/NeighborWorks America)

Hangover from housing crisis has not changed two-thirds of consumers' view on the value of homeownership according to new research from NeighborWorks America

Low mortgage rates are not pushing most renters to consider homeownership  The worst housing crisis in generations and the slow rebound...

Oct 29, 2013, 13:51 ET

NeighborWorks America introduces second round of designees to 'Green Organization' program

Program recognizes organizations with sustainable business practices that save money, improve lives for low- and moderate-income families...

Oct 24, 2013, 13:03 ET

Superstorm Sandy one year later: NeighborWorks America continues to assist those impacted

Top affordable housing organization stepped in and stays committed; offers grants, on-the-ground services, trainings, and more  As the...

Oct 24, 2013, 09:15 ET

NeighborWorks America Receives $1.5 Million Grant from JPMorgan Chase Foundation

Mortgage Lending, Affordable Homeownership, Financial Capability and Community Stabilization Efforts to Benefit from Support  A $1.5...

Oct 22, 2013, 14:28 ET

NeighborWorks America Helps Nearly 1.6 Million Homeowners through Congressionally Funded National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling Program

--Homeowners facing foreclosure continue to hold higher rate mortgages --Underemployment and unemployment remain top reasons for default...

Oct 18, 2013, 12:51 ET

NeighborWorks America trains top community leaders and recognizes local heroes with award

Awardees include leader with disability who guides others to overcome disabilities This week community leaders from around the country are...

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