Call in for help

Tom Jackson
Mar 23, 2010


There's another effort under way to help people facing foreclosure on their homes.

The Erie County Save Our Homes Task Force has organized a "Foreclosure Intervention Call-In." If you want to talk to a lawyer, banker or housing counselor for some free advice, pick up the phone between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tuesday and call 419-626-5623. (That's the number, during the day, for the county health department, which agreed to provide space and a phone bank.)

The idea is that people who might find it inconvenient or embarrassing to come to a public meeting can obtain information anonymously by simply making a telephone call, said Jo Dee Fantozz, Erie County's treasurer.


Anonymous (not ...

Some folks better take the opportunity to put that number on speed dial; cuz according to the Federal Reserve it'll probably get increased usage.

'The Federal Reserve estimates home prices could fall 18 to 29 percent more by the end of 2010.'


Obama continues to yak about education, energy and health care, none of which are germane to the problem.

Until the banks are straightened out and home prices begin to stabilize, this economy will continue in freefall.

Obama and his merry band of geniuses have been MIA on substantive plans regarding these two major issues.

Several years of too much credit and cheap money are coming back to bite us, it's gonna take a while to work it's way through the system.

Of course, Obama's massive deficit spending plans along with more cheap money and oodles of credit will only eventually morph into a much larger future problem, but that's another story for another day.