Homeownership has served as a cornerstone of stability and wealth-building for millions of American families. The process of buying and owning a home comes with challenges, however, and the dream of homeownership can draw scam artists and other predatory actors. Atlanta Legal Aid works with homebuyers and homeowners to protect them from the pitfalls and dangers that come with homeownership. We want your help in making sure that members of the Atlanta community have access to good advice when they are facing questions about homeownership.
This webcast will provide an overview of the following:
- Overview of the typical home buying process;
- Predatory products and scams;
- Practices for maintaining affordability; and
- The foreclosure process and how to avoid it.
This webcast is recommended for housing nonprofits and nonprofits with a large homeowner client base.
Atlanta Legal Aid Society Presenters:
Sarah Ilene Stein, Staff Attorney, Senior Citizens Law Project
Darius Woods, Equal Justice Works Fellow, Funded by Eversheds Sutherland and Home Depot
The Building Generational Wealth webcast series is offered by the Generational Poverty Law Project, a partnership between Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, Atlanta Legal Aid Society, and Georgia Heirs Property Law Center and funded by The Junior League of Atlanta.Slides- Home Ownership Protection