The South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority will offer free clinics in Columbia on Saturday for struggling homeowners state wide who are facing foreclosure.
Housing authority spokesman Clayton Ingram says, “Foreclosure filings are still on the rise—one in every 700 has received a filing, and that was last year’s figure.”
Ingram says if you’re facing foreclosure, the worst thing you can do is to wait. He says getting counseling considerably improves your chances of keeping your home. And he emphasizes that the Columbia event is for anyone in the state, and worth the trip if you’re coming from out of town.
The clinics will be held at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1p.m. Saturday at the Hilton Hotel in Columbia on Senate Street.