Homeowners with concerns about their mortgages can learn about loan modifications and how to work with lenders at a “Teach-in” on November 14 sponsored by the Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs and the City of Evanston.

The seminar will be held at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Jasmine S. Brewer, the Director of Housing Counseling with the Interfaith Housing Center, will present information and walk participants through the loan modification process.

Topics will include the “Making Home Affordable” Program, communicating effectively with your lender, completing the forms related to loan modifications, avoiding mortgage rescue scams and how to spot forms of predatory lending. Ms. Brewer will also provide information on federal programs and on Energy Star products.

The Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs is a 37 year old not-for-profit organization founded on the premise of fair and affordable housing advocacy.  As Director of Housing Counseling, Ms. Brewer is responsible for assisting homeowners communicate effectively with their lenders about their mortgages. This seminar is designed to empower owners to be more proactive about their individual situations.

To reserve a space for the “Making Home Affordable Teach-in,” contact the Interfaith Housing Center at 847/501-5760.