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6/11/2013 - Free Homeownership Expo - June 15 at Margaret E. Morton Government Center

BRIDGEPORT, CT – On Saturday, June 15, Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust along with fourteen other local community organizations are hosting the Bridgeport Homeownership EXPO.


“The housing market is stabilizing and interest rates are still at their all time low, now is the time to buy,” states Elizabeth Torres, Executive Director of BNT. 40 plus exhibitors will be on hand throughout the day to provide resources to help families get on the homeownership track.  Information will be made available about special affordable mortgage products, down payment assistance, affordable homeownership opportunities, etc.  Participants will be provided with a free credit report and an opportunity to seek advice from a qualified housing counselor and/or mortgage originator to develop a Homeownership Action Plan.  Workshops on the home buying process will be provided throughout the day. 


“Our goal is to inform families that homeownership is within their reach and it is possible,” states Elizabeth Torres, Executive Director of BNT. Admission is free.

What: Bridgeport Homeownership EXPO

When: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Margaret E. Morton Government Center, 999 Broad Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604


Sponsors: Peoples United Bank, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Chase, Citi Bank, and Connecticut Housing Finance Authority


Community Partners: Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust, Career Resources, City of Bridgeport, Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, Excel Bridgeport, Greater Bridgeport Latino Network, Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Housing Development Fund, Mission of Peace, Neighborhood Revitalization Zone, Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership, Shiloh Baptist Church, Southwest Community Health Center and The WorkPlace.