Hattiesburg Community Housing Resource Fair

by / Monday, 15 June 2015 / Published in News & Hot Topics

June is National Homeownership Month. To celebrate, the City of Hattiesburg and local agencies  co-sponsored the Hattiesburg Community Housing Resource Fair on Thursday, June 4 from 4 -7 p.m. at the Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center.  Sponsors of the event include: City of Hattiesburg State and Federal Programs, Mississippi Home Corporation, Renaissance Corporation, The University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies and USDA Rural Development. The Housing Fair provided information and resources to families of Hattiesburg and surrounding areas seeking assistance with the  purchase of a home or mortgage payments to avoid foreclosure. Also, eligible applicants could receive up to $25,000 in grants.