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Sires Announces Housing Award for Brand New Day, Inc.

Mar 20, 2012
Press Release

Sires Announces Housing Award for Brand New Day, Inc.

(Washington, DC)--Today, Congressman Sires announced that Brand New Day, Inc. received a grant in the amount of $39,420 from The National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling Program (NFMC). The grant will help community-based organizations provide housing counseling to families and individuals facing the threat of foreclosure.

On March 19, 2012, NeighborWorks America announced that $73.8 million had been awarded to 32 state housing agencies, 18 HUD-approved housing counseling intermediaries, and 86 community-based organizations around the country.  Brand New Day, Inc. is a non for profit HUD approved, NeighborWorks Home Ownership Center based in Elizabeth, NJ, offering mortgage education and counseling programs. Funds will help Brand New Day, Inc. train new foreclosure counselors.

“I congratulate Brand New Day, Inc. on recipient of this award and thank them for their continued efforts in the 13th Congressional District. As families across the state of New Jersey are continually faced with the threat of foreclosure, Brand New Day, Inc. is making strides in our housing crisis by helping families stay in their homes” said Congressman Sires.