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We are proud of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Affiliates and advocates who sent a strong message to the White House, Treasury, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that our families still seek strong leadership in repairing the housing market.  Many of you participated in our recent National Call to discuss foreclosure prevention, affordable housing, and responsible homeownership with representatives from the White House.  We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again:  thank you to those who continue to participate in our Home for Good (H4G) campaign.  You contributed to the more than 10,000 petition signatures and postcards addressed to Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner.  You helped secure $45 million in funding for HUD’s housing counseling program—a critical service that was wholly defunded last year. 

These are great accomplishments that have improved the state we are in, but the housing crisis endures for many families.  In response, NCLR is bringing H4G town halls to your neighborhood.  Help us customize these events to your region’s needs by taking a brief survey.  We look forward to seeing you in 2012!

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