Nonprofits working to address the foreclosure crisis in Greater Washington [News, 6/19]


FORECLOSURE CRISIS
D.C. Region’s Foreclosure Rate Soars (WaPo, 6/19) – “Sixfold Increase Surpasses Most Hot Spots in Country”

* From the Nonprofit Roundtable: You Have 10 Days to Move Out — A scan of nonprofits working on the front lines of the foreclosure crisis in Greater Washington–supported by WG member Fannie Mae and released at today’s ‘Regional Housing Foreclosure Summit’, convened by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and sponsored by Freddie Mac (both WG members). The report finds:

Two key areas of need: 1) Nonprofits that provide emergency assistance and 2) Nonprofit homebuyer counseling programs

PEOPLE
Fannie Mae’s Stacey Stewart gives back to the community (WBJ, 6/9) – We missed this one when it first came out. Stewart is a member of Washington Grantmakers’ Board.