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Homeownership Seminar Aug. 27 in Long Beach

The California Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA) is hosting an evening seminar on buying a home at the Grand Event Center in Long Beach. Topics include renting vs. owning, managing and repairing your credit, and down payment assistance. Attendees can be evaluated for CalHFA home-buying programs for free. There will be mortgage lenders and housing counselors on site to work with attendees. Call 562-340-1665 or email realizethedreamseminar@gmail.com to register or for more information.

Foreclosure Prevention Event for Wells Fargo Customers

Wells Fargo mortgage customers facing challenges paying their mortgage will have an opportunity to meet in person with a bank representative on Wednesday, July 22nd between 9 am and 6 pm at the Riverside Marriott at the Convention Center.  Walk-ins are welcome but registration is recommended.  Call 844-263-9858 to register or for more information.  This…

Ways to save both water and $$$

Many cities and water districts in the Inland Empire are offering water conservation rebates on water saving appliances and fixtures, drought tolerant landscaping, and more.  Go to www.iEfficient.com for more information.  For a list of rebate programs, click here.

Supervisor Gonzales uses the Virtual Counselor Network

Fifth District Supervisor Josie Gonzales recently took the Virtual Counselor Network for a “test drive” at the Lewis Library in Fontana and was pleased with the results.  The Virtual Counselor Network (VCN) is a new system for information and referrals that allows residents to use video conferencing for one-on-one, personalized assistance.  Services include housing counseling, foreclosure prevention,…

Orange Co. Homeownership Fair May 30th

Learn about the home buying process, available down payment assistance, federal tax credits and more at this FREE event.   Meet with lenders and housing counselors from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Brookhurst Community Center at 2271 W. Crescent Ave., Anaheim CA 92801.  For more information or to pre-register, call 714-481-9630 or go to…

NID Foreclosure Prevention Workshop June 6th

Meet with a housing counselor on Saturday, June 6th between 10 AM and 3 PM at the free event sponsored by NID, a non-profit housing counseling agency serving the Inland Empire.  The workshop will be at the Way World Outreach at 1001 N. Arrowhead Ave. in San Bernardino.  For more information or to register, call 886-993-4643.

“Turning Cents into Dollars” Financial Workshop May 9, 2015

HomeStrong USA will be offering its free financial capability workshop at its Rancho Cucamonga headquarters from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm on Saturday, May 9, 2015.  Attendees will learn budgeting, money management and receive tips on reducing debt.  RSVP online at www.CentsIntoDollarsMay.eventbrite.com or call 877-647-8764 to register of for more information.

Credit & Homeownership Workshop April 28, 2015 in Grand Terrace

The Housing Opportunities Collaborative of the Inland Empire (HOCIE) is offering a free workshop at the Native American Resource Center from 1 PM to 2:30 PM. Topics include improving your credit, purchasing a home, avoiding foreclosure, and more. Register at www.credit2.eventbrite.com or call 909-553-1080.  Click the following link for more information:  HOCIE 28 April 2015…

Resources for Small Businesses – the Inland Empire SBDC

Do you own a small business in San Bernardino County? The Small Business Development Center has free resources and training classes. Learn how to start a business, use social media, get financing, or write a business plan. The IE SBDC has offices in Ontario, Riverside and Victorville. Go to www.iesmallbusiness.com or contact the Ontario office…

Gregory C. Devereaux Chief Executive Officer | James C. Ramos Chairman, Third District | Robert A. Lovingood Vice Chairman, First District | Janice Rutherford Second District | Curt Hagman Fourth District | Josie Gonzales Fifth District | Mary Jane Olhasso Assistant Executive Officer - Finance and Administration