Released on November 10, 2009 - 12:03pm
May 04

      On Saturday, May 16, 2009, from 11:00
a.m. 3:00p.m., Laurel Mayor Craig Moe, Senator Jim Rosapepe, and
Delegates Ben Barnes, Joseline Pea-Melnyk, and Barbara Frush (D 21)
will host a Community Forum on How to Save Money on Taxes &
Financing When Home Values Drop at the Laurel Municipal Center, which
is located at 8103 Sandy Spring Road in Laurel.

    
Agenda includes discussion of home refinancing, property tax assessment
appeals, how the federal Stimulus can help homeowners, and foreclosure
prevention. The forum will bring together policy-makers, counselors
from local non-profit agencies, banks, legal resources, and fraud
investigators. It is free and open to the public. 

Participants include: 

Mayor Craig Moe
Senator Jim Rosapepe 
Delegates Barbara Frush, Ben Barnes, and Joseline Pea-Melnyk 
Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation 
Department of Housing and Community Development 
Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, Inc.
Civil Justice, Inc. 
Prince George's County Tax Assessor's Office
Local area banks

     Pre-registration guarantees a free legal consultation with
pro-bono attorney. Homeowners can pre-register for the workshop by
calling 301 858 3141 or sending an email to
[email protected]

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