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September 8, 2011 (Spring Valley)--Members of the military and their families face unique financial challenges, but also have a variety of financial options available to them whether they are buying a home, renting, refinancing, or fighting to avoid foreclosure.


Fleet & Family Support Center in partnership with Housing Opportunities Collaborative, and the San Diego County Library will hold a FREE Home Clinic for active duty military, reservists and retirees. The clinic will be held Saturday, September 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the recreation center behind Spring Valley Library, 836 Kempton Street in Spring Valley.



HUD Approved housing counselors will be on hand to provide members of the military and the general public all possible options in their home ownership situation.

Additionally, attendees at the HOME Clinic that are presently renting will have the option to have a one-on-one counseling/orientation session with a HUD approved housing counselor to understand the basic process and requirements in buying a home for the first time.

The home clinic offers:
**Free Loan Modification Assistance with Housing Counselors certified by the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

**Free attorney sessions for the day to learn about your legal options

**Free education sessions on credit management, loan modifications, bankruptcy and consumer protection

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2011

Time: 10am - 2pm

Location: Spring Valley Library (Recreation Center Behind Library)
836 Kempton St.
Spring Valley, CA 91977

COST: FREE Registration is recommended.

HUD Certified housing counselors and attorneys at the Housing Opportunities Collaborative have helped over 8000 families since the beginning of the housing crisis.

To register:

call: 1-800-462-0503 or go online to
For any questions call Gregorio Estrella, Program Manager, Housing Opportunities Collaborative
(619) 283-2200 or contact

The Housing Opportunities Collaborative is a coalition of non-profit organizations and housing agencies in the San Diego region dedicated to assisting and educating homeowners and homebuyers in their housing needs.

Learn more at

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