Eliminating Negative Equity & Building The Sustainable American Dream

Newly Launched Nonprofit Housing Counseling Is Changing Lives

Feb 11, 2013, 14:00 ET from UpLifting Lives

CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- There's no doubt about it: The nation is experiencing substantial difficulties with over 11 million Homeowners holding negative equity mortgages and Superstorm Sandy Evacuees still facing devastated homes and neighborhoods. It may seem as if hope is lost, but a newly launched nonprofit, UpLifting Lives, offers innovative housing counseling free of cost to the Homeowner by providing revolutionary debt restructuring and disaster rebuilding with green homes, including alternative fueling vehicles and stations.

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UpLifting Lives is ushering in the sustainable American Dream through public-private partnerships such as: federal, state & local government agencies, housing counselors, financial institutions, the Real Estate community, local contractors, and a national home improvement retailer. Utilizing their various select Programs with a Suite of Solutions, the nonprofit aligns Homeowners with relationships to turn negative equity into positive equity, without only relying on mortgage modification or refinancing. UpLifting Lives will assist turning homeownership and communities into energy efficient dream homes.

"UpLifting Lives' innovative housing counseling has been developed to keep people in their homes. We need to stop the downward spiral and embarrassment caused by debt, starting with negative equity mortgages," commented Jasna Ostojich, a licensed Real Estate Managing Broker for over 25 years and Chairwoman of the nonprofit. Active social entrepreneur, general contractor, project manager, and humanitarian.

The Majority of Homeowners that are current on their negative equity mortgage want housing that offers financial return. Stabilizing communities and enhancing neighborhoods, by rebuilding the American landscape with green homes and alternative fueling stations, will create local jobs. UpLifting Lives supports national heroes by offering attractive purchase pricing for Veterans, Teachers, Police Officers, Firefighters, and Emergency Medical Technicians through their Good Neighbors Program.

"We are offering hope," remarked Steven Paul Cote, Executive Director of UpLifting Lives and domestic/international Entrepreneur. He replied, "Our Alternative Fueling Station Program integrates green homes and electric/natural gas vehicles to support North American energy independence." A leader with over 25 years of extensive background creating and implementing solutions for executive protection, energy efficiency, disaster recovery services, and multiple humanitarian and nonprofit initiatives. Worked with Federal agencies: FEMA, DOE, & EPA and testified as expert witness before public utility commission.

They're UpLifting Lives. The new nonprofit, in collaboration with public-private partnerships, is changing lives, free of cost to the Homeowner. Through its network of relationships, the organization is eliminating negative equity, rebuilding after disaster with green homes and alternative fueling stations, creating local jobs, and building the sustainable American Dream.

ABOUT US: UpLifting Lives is changing lives. Our mission is providing innovative housing counseling to transform housing situations into groundbreaking solutions and energy efficient homes. We are reversing the decline of neighborhoods through disaster rebuilding and fostering enhanced communities. We're a nonprofit organization providing services free of cost to the Homeowner, because we're restoring hope. For more information, visit: www.UpLiftingLives.org or like us on Facebook 


Jasna Ostojich, Chairwoman 
UpLifting Lives, Inc.
Phone: 312.802.8270

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