Family Avoids Foreclosure Thanks To Burien ACORN Office
Definitely worth a read if you like to start your week with positive, uplifting news about local folks making it through tough times with help from others:
After being unable to meet their mortgage payments, Georgene Monday, with her brother, Jesse Bake, expected to lose their Burien home to foreclosure. But after contacting ACORN, the mortgage was rewritten.
In an amazing, 11th-hour save that Monday attributes to contacting legislators, friends writing the lender for her and, most importantly, finding ACORN, a grassroots group that was negotiating loans for distressed homeowners nationwide before the housing bubble burst.
Monday, 62, got a referral to the Seattle-area chapter of ACORN â€“ the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now â€“ after contacting the state attorney generalâ€™s office for help.
Read the full article here.
And if you’re in a similar situation, please don’t hesitate to contact ACORN – they’re headquartered right here in Burien:
134 SW 153rd Street, # A
Burien, WA 98166