Company will continue to conduct borrower outreach events with the organization
PHH Mortgage has announced that it will maintain its partnership with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to host more than 55 regional virtual and in-person borrower outreach events this year.
Since 2020, PHH – a subsidiary of Ocwen Financial – and the NAACP have completed more than 90 borrower outreach events across 28 states.
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According to a release, the virtual events provide attendees with information regarding mortgage assistance options and feature speakers from PHH Mortgage and a local HUD-certified counseling agency. The organizations also offer a virtual one-on-one meeting with a housing counselor and PHH Mortgage home retention agent to discuss their unique situations.
“As the pandemic lingers, many homeowners continue to struggle with their mortgage payments. PHH Mortgage remains committed to assisting these borrowers by creating positive outcomes for its customers through its partnership with the NAACP and local and national HUD-certified housing counseling agencies,” said Tamara Gifford, director of community and external relations at Ocwen. “It is just one way we continue to help borrowers get through these difficult times.”
The virtual events will be held in multiple locations across the country, with the next events to be held in Florida and California. PHH said that it has no plans to conduct in-person borrower outreach events for now but may do so in the future when deemed safe by the CDC.
“The NAACP appreciates the valuable partnership with PHH Mortgage. Our 2021 accomplishments during the pandemic successfully demonstrated that continued use of a new platform to conduct virtual events works. These events allowed us to assist an even greater number of struggling homeowners. Maintaining homeownership continues to be our goal,” said Jamie Riley, director of inclusive economy at the NAACP. “We look forward to expanding our partnership in 2022.”