June 29, 2011 – Hour 1

The burst of the housing bubble began almost four years ago, but millions of American homeowners continue to face the threat of foreclosure. Marylanders are concerned about the effects of risky mortgages taken out during the housing boom in the mid-2000s, and are looking for answers. Today’s panel discusses how homeowners can manage their debts to avoid foreclosure and how communities can survive and rebuild from this crisis.

Joining us to today are:

Raymond Skinner – Maryland Secretary of Housing and Community Development

Congressman Elijah Cummings – Maryland Congressman, 7th District

Karl-Henri Gauvin – Attorney, The Gauvin Law Firm

Bryan Sheldon – Housing Counselor at the Saint Ambrose Housing Aid Center