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By The Skanner News | The Skanner News
Published: 07 November 2007

More than 300 prospective buyers attended the 2007 African American Home Buying Fair on Sat. Oct. 27, and over 52 vendors, and 65 individuals participated in the on-going workshops. Cheryl Roberts, executive director of the African American Alliance for Homeownership said the event was successful in educating prospective buyers about the resources available in the community. Roberts expressed her gratitude for all the sponsors who made the fair possible.

Right: Paulette Hague, of Portland Community Land Trust talks to fair attendees
Below: Attendee Shalaunda Brown and her son Kenny.

Above: Tanny Waters, of OnPoint Community Credit Union.
Left: Djimet Dogo, winner of a chair raffled by City Liquidators.
Right: Tina Richardson, of Bank of America.

Above: The Jammin' 95.5 FM Street Team.
Right: Evelyn McCauly, winner of $2,500 down payment/closing costs.
Below: Jeff Parker of the Portland Housing Center explains various home buying assistance programs to fair attendees.

Above: PDC Commission John Mohlis, left, with volunteer Sylvester Ford.
Below: Safeway Store Manager David Mack and two assistants.

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