Beaufort News

Chamber to offer foreclosure counseling

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce is offering free foreclosure-prevention counseling in Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties.

SC HELP, the state Housing Finance and Development Authority's nonprofit arm, has contracted with the chamber to provide the service. The program aims to help responsible borrowers at risk of mortgage default or foreclosure because of a temporary or permanent reduction in income, according to a Black Chamber news release.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with a counselor, call the chamber at 843-986-1102 or go to