The public is invited to attend a free Housing Fair and Financial Wellness Clinic at the Flagler County Association of Realtors office building, located at 4101 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell, on Saturday, April 27. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

In observance of Fair Housing Month, home buyers are invited to learn about the Flagler County SHIP Down Payment Assistance Program, the home buying process and evaluating mortgage readiness. Homeowners are invited to learn about refinance opportunities, foreclosure intervention techniques and owner-occupied rehab programs. New mortgage and housing programs will be showcased, as well.

Attendees can learn information on a variety of topics at the fair housing mini-workshops or from the free walk-in legal clinic. Credit counseling will also be available and provided by Department of Housing and Urban Development housing counselors. Budget and credit classes will be offered from the Empower U series, hosted by Fifth Third Bank.

Free credit reports will be made available to everyone with the assistance of Fifth Third Bank financial services specialists.

Representatives from the City of Palm Coast, Flagler County, the Flagler County Association of Realtors, area mortgage lenders, other housing professionals and HUD housing counselors will be there to provide information and answer questions.

Complimentary lunch will be available courtesy of SunTrust Bank.

This event is sponsored by: Mid-Florida Housing Partnership, Inc., City of Palm Coast, Flagler County, Flagler County Association of Realtors, Fifth Third Bank and Home Bridge Financial Services.

For further information, please contact Lydia Gregg at 386-274-4441, extension 304, or