Thursday, February 19, 2009

Center Media Recap

The announcement of President Obama's Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan yesterday brought a flurry of media requests to the Center. Here is a recap of the Center's media exposure regarding the President's announcement so far:

KARE-11 News, February 18th
Foreclosure facts: President's advice for homeowners in MN

View the article here:


In addition, network counselors where highlighted on the KARE-11 Phone bank on the 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00 news. See a different post for a listing of the participating counselors and agencies.

KARE-11 News
Take KARE of your MONEY: Avoid foreclosure
(Segment from 2/11 was re-run on 4:00 news on 2/18)

View the article here:


Fox9 News, February 18th 2009
Minnesotans Look for Help in Obama's Mortgage Plan

View Article Here:


WCCO - Don Shelby Show - Tuesday February 18th, 2009
Mortgage Rescue Plan

We can't embed the audio here, but you can listen to Dana Snell from the Center as she speaks with Jeanette Trompoter about the President's announcement.

Listen to the audio segment here:

Star Tribune, Thursday February 19th, 2009
Local housing agencies ready for flood of calls about relief plan

Read the full article here:

This article also includes a quote by a member of the Minnesota Home Ownership Center's Board of Directors, Chris Galler.

In addition, the online version of the article includes a "Mortgage Help" sidebar that lists the Minnesota Home Ownership Center as the first resource for homeowners... and includes a link to the Center's website.

We'll update this post as we become aware of any additional spots. It's going to be a busy day for the statewide network of foreclosure counselors!

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