HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - June is recognized as National Home Ownership month, and the city of Hattiesburg hosted a free public event for potential and current homeowners at the C.E. Roy Community Center.
There was a credit building session, which included pulling on-site credit reports. Several banks were also there with loan applications. A foreclosure prevention session was held, and qualified buyers had a chance at down payment assistance.
"This event is held to provide a one stop shop so that the consumers in and around the Hattiesburg area will be privy of the resources available as far as housing is concerned," said Heather Steele, event coordinator.
This event will hold a home buyers education class beginning Saturday beginning at 8 a.m.