Ocwen's Ron Faris given HFUSA Community Champion Award
At its annual Reaching Millions Leadership and Housing Counseling Training Conference, HFUSA honored Ocwen President & CEO, Ron Faris for his leadership in combating foreclosures.
"Ron Faris is a man of character who cares about doing the right thing for struggling borrowers," said Marcia Griffin, Founder and President of HomeFree-USA. "Ocwen has been there since the beginning. Under Ron's leadership, Ocwen has employed creative solutions to help homeowners, particularly those in minority communities, better afford their homes and avoid foreclosure."
"On behalf of everyone at Ocwen, it is an honor to receive the HomeFree-USA Community Champion Award," said Mr. Faris. "Partnering with non-profit community organizations like HomeFree-USA is integral to our business model. At Ocwen we respect and value the contributions of housing counselors and are highly motivated to continue our partnerships to build on our shared success."
Ocwen has a long history of working closely with non-profit housing counseling organizations in an effort to reach borrowers who are struggling to make their mortgage payments. HomeFree-USA has an established relationship with Ocwen and has helped thousands of families avoid foreclosure through its nationwide network of affiliate nonprofit homeownership development agencies.
HomeFree-USA is also a member of Ocwen's Community Advisory Council, a diverse 17-member group of national, regional, and local non-profit housing counseling, community development, and civil rights organizations from across the country.