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‘We were looking at a situation that was not very promising, so this money came at a perfect time,’ Susan M. Erlichman, executive director of Maryland Legal Services Corp., says about giving $1 million in grants to nine legal aid organizations for foreclosure prevention services. The organization received the money as part of multibillion dollar settlements the U.S. Justice Department reached with Bank of America and Citicorp last year. (File photo)
‘We were looking at a situation that was not very promising, so this money came at a perfect time,’ Susan M. Erlichman, executive director of Maryland Legal Services Corp., says about giving $1 million in grants to nine legal aid organizations for foreclosure prevention services. The organization received the money as part of multibillion dollar settlements the U.S. Justice Department reached with Bank of America and Citicorp last year. (File photo)

MLSC awards $1M for foreclosure prevention help

Grants come just as separate foreclosure legal services fund runs out

The Maryland Legal Services Corporation has awarded a total of $1 million in grants to nine legal aid organizations that will use the funds to provide foreclosure prevention legal services to low-income residents. The grant funds come from a portion of the multibillion dollar settlements the U.S. Justice Department reached with Bank of America and Citicorp ...

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Lauren Kirkwood covers the business of law beat at The Daily Record.

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