Washington Report

Advocacy Updates from Washington D.C.

Treasury Department Holding Short Sale Outreach Event for Real Estate Professionals

March 5, 2012

Starting March 20th and 22nd, 2012, the Treasury Department, in collaboration with the National Association of REALTORS®, will hold Making Home Affordable “Help for Homeowners” outreach events in California. These events will include sessions for real estate agents wanting to learn more about the Treasury Department’s Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA) program. NAR urged the Treasury Department to engage real estate professionals at Making Home Affordable community outreach events to increase participation in the HAFA program and expedite short sales transactions. These informational workshops will be held for real estate professionals wanting to learn more about the program The events are scheduled for Sacramento on March 20th and Los Angeles on March 22nd. These will be followed by Chicago and Indianapolis in April, Las Vegas and Phoenix in May, Atlanta and New Orleans in June, New York in July, and Maryland in August. For more information, please contact Eric Hagen at Eric.Hagen@Treasury.gov or 1-202-622-1168.

Making Home Affordable Real Estate Professional Outreach Information