Fifth Third Collaborates with NeighborWorks America to Prevent Foreclosures and Evictions

Collaboration includes foreclosure mitigation, eviction prevention and financial counseling to those in need

The Fifth Third Foundation today announced a collaboration with NeighborWorks America to support efforts addressing the impacts of COVID-19 in local communities across 18 NeighborWorks America network organizations located throughout Fifth Third’s 10-state footprint.

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Byna Elliott, senior vice president and chief enterprise responsibility officer, Fifth Third Bank (Photo: Business Wire)

The $600,000 collaboration, which will be funded through The Fifth Third Foundation’s COVID-19 relief, recovery and resiliency funds, will assist the network organizations’ efforts to prevent foreclosures and evictions; assist with the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic in communities; respond to critical needs; provide foreclosure and eviction mitigation and counseling; and financial coaching and emergency rental assistance for clients, as well as homeownership counseling and education.

“The pandemic has for many severely affected their ability to

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