Facing the Mortgage Crisis in Georgia
On Friday, September 25 at 7PM, GPB Radio is broadcasting a special prime-time episode of our Consumer Call-In program. We'll be taking calls from our listeners while our on-air experts answer your mortgage-related questions.
To get help with your mortgage now, call the Consumer Credit Counseling Service: 1-800-251-CCCS (2227)
Georgia has one of the highest foreclosure rates in the country. It also leads the country in the number of bank failures. To highlight these issues and answer questions about the mortgage crisis, Georgia Public Broadcasting and Public Broadcasting Atlanta presents a multimedia series called Facing The Mortgage Crisis.
Consumer advocate Clark Howard and other top experts give advice to those who need help with their mortgages.
Three-Part Radio Series on Facing the Mortgage Crisis
Listen to Facing the Mortgage Crisis
Many homeowners are delinquent on their mortgages, which has helped raise Georgia's foreclosure rates to among the highest in the country. But that’s not the only reason for the state's high ranking—some say Georgia’s foreclosure laws are too one-sided and are hurting the housing market.