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Housing Assistance Fair

Westchester Residential Opportunities Inc. (WRO) will be coming to Mount Vernon City on Tuesday, March 31st  from 10am to 4pm to provide a Housing Assistance Fair for residents who may be facing difficulty paying property tax arrears, making mortgage payments or having a host of other issues involving home ownership that could lead to a loss of their homes. The city’s intent is to get people the right information and assistance before its too late.

WRO’s specialists to answer questions relating to property tax arrears, loan modification and the New York State Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP). They will also advise individuals on how to qualify for senior citizen assistance and make referrals for free legal service for qualified individuals and provide first time home buying program information.

This event is co-sponsored by the City of Mount Vernon and free of charge. Participants are asked to sign up with Westchester Residential Opportunities Inc. at, by fax to 914-428-9455 or by calling 914-428-4507. Fax requests should include name, address and what topic you are interested. The deadline for reservations is March 30, 2015. For additional information contact Diane Atkins, Deputy Recreation Commissioner at 914-665-2316.