New Program Helps Hattiesburg Residents with Mortgage - WHLT 22 Connecting the Pine Belt

New Program Helps Hattiesburg Residents with Mortgage

Posted: Updated:

HATTIESBURG -- The City of Hattiesburg is getting ready to start a new program to help families in need pay for their monthly mortgages.

The program is a partnership with the Mississippi Faith Based Coalition.

Mayor Johnny DuPree said it's an opportunity for small business owners who have lost income or families who have suffered job losses to receive a little relief.  A family could get their mortgage paid for them for up to two years if they qualify.

The home ownership days will be this Friday from 1 until 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon.

They mayor said he hopes the turnout will be big because there are many families in our area who are struggling.

"They are still struggling trying to make those ends meet, to make sure they pay their mortgage, to take care of groceries and pay the health bill premium so this is an opportunity to help give a leg up to those people who don't have the opportunity to do that," DuPree said.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • 20 people, 2 businesses busted for spice in St. Pete

    20 people, 2 businesses busted for spice in St. Pete

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:47:27 GMT
    Twenty people were arrested, and two local shops fined, after the St. Petersburg Police Department conducted an undercover round-up of spice buyers and sellers.
    Twenty people were arrested, and two local shops fined, after the St. Petersburg Police Department conducted an undercover round-up of spice buyers and sellers.
  • Pit Bull devoted to injured Chihuahua pal

    Pit Bull devoted to injured Chihuahua pal

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:51:25 GMT
    Joni the Pit Bull loves Chachi the Chihuahua.  Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Facebook photoJoni the Pit Bull loves Chachi the Chihuahua. Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Facebook photo
    The story of a stray lab-Pit Bull mix who took care of her Chihuahua sidekick who has an injured eye is melting the hearts of people all across the country.
    The story of a stray lab-Pit Bull mix who took care of her Chihuahua sidekick who has an injured eye is melting the hearts of people all across the country.
  • 5 arrested for prostitution in Myrtle Beach

    5 arrested for prostitution in Myrtle Beach

    Friday, May 30 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-05-30 14:20:25 GMT
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Myrtle Beach police officers arrested five people Thursday for offering sex in exchange for money.According to the MBPD bookings website, Tiffany Lauran Van-Cleve, 22, was arrested at 100 North Ocean Boulevard. Janie Carol Miner, 31, was arrested at 705 South Ocean Boulevard. Patrick Deangelo Pasley,31, and Cassie Nelson Quick, 37, were arrested at 2801 South Kings Highway. Police also arrested of Jordan Suzanne Reynolds,23, at 2800 South Kings Highway.All five suspe...
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Myrtle Beach police officers arrested five people Thursday for offering sex in exchange for money.According to the MBPD bookings website, Tiffany Lauran Van-Cleve, 22, was arrested at 100 North Ocean Boulevard. Janie Carol Miner, 31, was arrested at 705 South Ocean Boulevard. Patrick Deangelo Pasley,31, and Cassie Nelson Quick, 37, were arrested at 2801 South Kings Highway. Police also arrested of Jordan Suzanne Reynolds,23, at 2800 South Kings Highway.All five suspe...
Powered by WorldNow

5912 Hwy. 49, Ste. A
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Telephone: 601.545.2077
Fax: 601.545.3589
Email: newsroom@whlt.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.