Examining local efforts to address the foreclosure crisis

Submitted by lmcshane on Wed, 12/02/2009 - 21:08.
12/07/2009 - 10:30
12/07/2009 - 12:00


On Monday, December 7, 2009 at 10:30 a.m., at the Carl B. Stokes Federal Courthouse, 801 West Superior Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio,  the Domestic Policy Subcommittee of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, will hold a field hearing entitled, “Examining Local Efforts to Address the Continuing Foreclosure Crisis: Perspectives from Cleveland, Ohio.”
The field hearing – which is Part II of a series of hearings intended to examine the local characteristics of the ongoing residential foreclosure crisis – will focus on how this crisis has impacted the Cleveland metropolitan area. The Subcommittee will hear testimony from individuals and organizations working in the Cleveland metropolitan area and statewide who are confronting the effects of the ongoing crisis, and will also evaluate the adequacy of the federal response to the foreclosure crisis.
Witness List
Panel One
The Honorable Mike Foley
Ohio State Representative, 14th Legislative District
The Honorable Tim Grendell
Ohio State Senator, 18th Legislative District
The Honorable Michael Dudley, Sr.
Councilmember, Garfield Heights Ward One
Mr. Daryl Rush
Director of Community Development, City of Cleveland
Mr. Jim Rokakis
Treasurer, Cuyahoga County
Ms. Phyllis Caldwell
Chief Homeownership Preservation Officer, US Department of Treasury
Panel Two
Mr. Mark Seifert
Executive Director, Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People
Mr. Frank Ford
Senior Vice President, Neighborhood Progress, Inc.
Mr. Robert Grossinger
Senior Vice President for Community Affairs, Bank of America
Ms. Claudia Coulton
Co-director, Center on Urban Poverty & Community Development
Case Western Reserve University , Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
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