NAACP D.C. Branch and Wells Fargo to Host Housing Forum


Wells Fargo and the National Association for the Advancement of  Colored People (NAACP) have announced a joint effort to host a housing forums in Washington DC during National Homeownership Month in June.

The forum will be held on June 28th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the NAACP Financial Freedom CentNAACPer located at 1816 12th Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. The forum will provide aspiring homeowners with information and resources to help navigate the path to homeownership successfully.

Speakers at the NAACP DC Branch Home ownership forum include Director of the District of Columbia / National Capital Area Office for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Marvin W. Turner and the Director of Single Family Programs (District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency) Carisa Stanley.

Participants will be engaged with presentations featuring the FHA HAWK:  Homeowners Armed with knowledge program; along with the DC Open Doors down-payment assistance program and a panel discussion about homeownership. All attendees will have an opportunity to speak face-to-face with a Wells Fargo Home Mortgage consultant along with other industry professionals.  Interested participants should register to attend at http://goo.gl/SfAcjo.

The NAACP and Wells Fargo provide financial education opportunities through its Financial Freedom Center. The Center, announced by the NAACP and Wells in 2011, delivers financial education training and houses the organization’s Economic Department.  Wells Fargo publicly endorsed the NAACP’s fair lending principles in 2011 and continues to support the organization’s fair lending efforts.

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