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A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN ANNOUNCES $60 MILLION COMMITMENT TO FUND HOUSING COUNSELING AND LEGAL SERVICES FOR STRUGGLING HOMEOWNERS
Post Star News
June 18, 2012
Contact: Anne Erickson, (518) 462-6831
At an event at the Long Island Housing Partnership, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the launch of the Homeowner Protection Program, his office’s commitment of $60 million over three years to fund housing counseling and legal services for struggling New York homeowners. Today’s announcement coincides with the release of the Request for Applications (RFA) for the Attorney General’s program for service providers to begin the process of helping homeowners. The Attorney General was joined by U.S. Secretary for Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan, homeowners, and representatives from agencies that will be partners in the effort.
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