Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) of Greater Atlanta has received a $3.5 million grant to support its national foreclosure prevention counseling efforts in several metropolitan areas.
Funds from this grant will enable CCCS of Greater Atlanta to conduct 18,400 foreclosure prevention counseling sessions. Based on the agency's historic client distribution, the 10 largest metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) that will benefit most from the grant are Atlanta; Miami/Fort Lauderdale; New York/Northern New Jersey; Los Angeles; Washington, D.C.; Orlando; Chicago; Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla.; Riverside/San Bernardino, Calif.; and Phoenix.
The grant was provided by funds from the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling Program, which is administered through a competitive application process by NeighborWorks America.
The $3.5 million grant is the highest amount awarded to any single organization by NeighborWorks America. Four other nonprofit housing organizations also received $3.5 million.
SOURCE: CCCS of Greater Atlanta