The Mortgage Crisis Job Training Program (MCJTP), a project of The WorkPlace is sponsoring a resource forum to help people at risk of losing their homes to foreclosure. The event will include presentations by the Connecticut Fair Housing Center, the Housing Development Fund and the Connecticut Department of Banking. Headlining the agenda will be remarks by Connecticut Senators Andres Ayala and Anthony Musto.


The state ranks seventh in the nation in foreclosures, having experienced one foreclosure filing last year for every 752 homes, according to Realtytrac. Additionally they note that Connecticut saw an 82% jump in foreclosure activity from December to January.


This is an opportunity to hear from housing experts on tools and resources available to families at risk of foreclosure. Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in a Q&A session and to speak individually with forum presenters. Additionally MCJTP specialists will be available to discuss job training scholarships to gain skills needed to enhance a worker’s earning potential.


The Mortgage Crisis Job Training Program was created by the state legislature and is a project of The WorkPlace in partnership with Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, Capital Workforce Partners and Connecticut’s workforce system. The MCJTP provides employment services, job retraining, and placement assistance to borrowers who are at least 60 days delinquent on their mortgages.


All members of the press are welcome to cover the event.


WHO:          State Senator Andres Ayala, Jr. (D-Bridgeport)

State Senator Anthony Musto (D-Trumbull)

Jeff Gentes, Managing Attorney, Fair Lending and Foreclosure Prevention Project, Connecticut Fair Housing Center

Mary Stagis, Consumer Information Representative, Connecticut Department of Banking

Deborah MacKenzie, Director of Counseling, Housing Development Fund

Joseph M. Carbone, President and CEO, The WorkPlace


WHAT:        Preventing Foreclosure Forum


WHERE:      350 Fairfield Avenue, 2nd Floor, Bridgeport, Connecticut


WHEN:        Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 2:00 PM

By Alex

One thought on “Mortgage Crisis Job Training Program Hosts Preventing Foreclosure Forum”
  1. It is a major concern that people usually lose their mortgages because they have lack of knowledge about the mortgages land and foreclosure clauses.Actually having some kind of a assistance from renowned experts can help them out.The Mortgage Crisis Job Training Program was created by the state legislature,i think will lead to create awareness among s civilians as far

    are concerned.Today foreclosure activities has been increasing rapidly with the increase in the civilization and development programmes.

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