Sen. Gordon Smith, right, sponsored the Housing and Foreclosure Prevention Fair on May 27 at PCC-Cascade to help offer assistance and advice to homeowners and potential homeowners. The event was designed for people concerned about keeping their homes, or who are interested in buying their first home. Participants included credit counselors, homebuyer educators, experts in first-time home buying, foreclosure prevention specialists, nonprofit housing staff and mortgage professionals.
Pictured left are Suzy Major, senior residential loan officer for Albina Community Bank, center, and Victor Merced, director of Oregon Housing and Community Services, left.
Pictured below right are Brian Stewart, First Vice President of Washington Mutual's Community and External Affairs Divison, left, and Victor Merced, director of Oregon Housing and Community Services, center.