City Of Victorville Creates Partnerships To Offer Foreclosure Prevention Workshops

By Staff Reports

(Victorville)– — The City of Victorville, along with the Town of Apple Valley and Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board will offer a workshop to homeowners facing potential foreclosure, on Friday December 9 from 9:00 – 4:00. The workshop will be held at Victorville City Hall, Conference Room D, 14343 Civic Drive, Victorville, 92392.

Attendees to the workshop will have the opportunity to meet with home-buyer counselors and financial institutions, to have their specific situation assessed and advice provided. Information will be provided on the various resources and community organizations available to assist homeowners, access to lending and home-buying experts, with tools to possibly lower monthly mortgage payments.

Participants are asked to bring specific information that will be used to assess their situation and will allow home-buyer counselors to provide relevant and pertinent advice. This list of information can be found on the City of Victorville’s Economic Development Department web site, at www.victorvillecity.com under Foreclosure Prevention Workshop. There will be a Spanish-speaking counselor and lender, as well as translators for the workshop.

An additional workshop will be held by Victorville Economic Development on Thursday, December 8, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. It will also be at Victorville City Hall, Conference Room D. The purpose of the workshop is to gather information and input from the community. This is your opportunity for you to share your input on how the city should spend their federal funds in the next five years. Come and help us create our strategic plan to better address our community and housing needs.

For more information, please contact housing@victorvillecity.com or 760-955-5032.

About Victorville

Located in the Victor Valley/High Desert region of Southern California, just 90 minutes from Los Angeles, Victorville is an emerging commercial hub that benefits from its pro-business philosophy and central location that offers businesses access to major U.S. markets. It also provides global access through the all-commercial Southern California Logistics Airport (SCLA), home to a 15,000 foot runway, MRO operations and the SCLA School of Aviation. Sixty percent of all goods moving into and out of California travel through the Victor Valley/Southern California transportation corridor.

Victorville is one of the few remaining low-cost areas for businesses and residents in Southern California and also is one of the last places in Southern California with large lots of land available for development. Food processing and distribution, logistics, and aviation industries have found particular success in Victorville. Additionally, businesses can draw from more than 300,000 qualified workers throughout the region.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group is among one of the large corporations that has recently selected Victorville to relocate and expand. Other major companies that have moved to the area include: Boeing; GE Transportation; Pratt & Whitney; Goodyear Tire & Rubber; and ConAgra Foods.

For more information, visit www.victorvillecity.com.

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