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City of Las Vegas Contributes $100K for Nevada Homeowner Program

The city of Las Vegas partnered with ""Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto"":http://ag.nv.gov/ in addressing the state's housing crisis by contributing $100,000 for a homeowner relief program initiated by the attorney general.

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The contribution came from the city's HUD grant funds and will be used to increase awareness of ""Home Again"":http://www.homeagainnevada.gov/, a free statewide homeowner relief program. The program functions as a one-stop resource center to helps Nevadans locate available state or federal assistance.

""In partnering with the city of Las Vegas, and accepting this generous contribution, we are taking the first step to build the Home Again Coalition, and moving forward to continue our work of reaching out to those in need of help and building a stronger Nevada. I would like to thank Mayor Goodman, the City Council and HUD for this general and important contribution,"" said Masto in a release.

The program, which has received over 10,000 calls since launching in January 2013, is specifically aimed at Nevadans who are seeking credit restoration, working toward homeownership, seeking a loan modification, or facing foreclosure.

In order to receive assistance, residents in Nevada can call 1-855-457-4638.

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