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Byline: Kimberly Miller
Aug. 20--WEST PALM BEACH -- WEST PALM BEACH A- Hundreds of homeowners lined up at the Palm Beach County Convention Center on Friday for a chance to meet face-to-face with their lender and possibly leave with a lower mortgage payment.
The one-day event was organized and sponsored by Hope Now, an industry-created group that includes mortgage servicers, investors and housing counselors. Ocwen Financial Corp., which has its largest office in West Palm Beach, was also a sponsor.
No one was guaranteed a loan modification, but the goal was to at least make homeowners struggling with payments aware of foreclosure alternatives, such as a …