SOURCE: Oakwood Worldwide

November 20, 2008 08:00 ET

Oakwood Worldwide Offers Immediate Furnished Apartment and Home Availability to Displaced Homeowners

Oakwood Worldwide Eases Transition for Displaced Homeowners by Helping Them Find Temporary Housing, Offering Shorter Lease Terms and Coordinating Move With Insurance Companies

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - November 20, 2008) - Oakwood Worldwide, the leading, global temporary housing provider, helps take the hassle out of locating temporary housing for displaced homeowners affected by the fires throughout California. Oakwood Worldwide is helping families find furnished apartments and homes with immediate occupancy, giving them a home-away-from-home feel along with expert assistance in working through the payment and reservation details with their insurance companies.

"Doing what we do each day takes on new meaning when it involves helping people transition in a time of tragedy," says Toni Andell, Director of Insurance Sales and Business Development. "It's fortunate that our offering can assist families in this situation quickly. The fact that someone can be in a spacious, fully furnished apartment or home is a great help in getting people grounded again and living life as normal as possible as fast as possible."

Oakwood Worldwide offers families affected by the wildfires many options and conveniences:

--  Immediate availability of furnished apartments and homes throughout
--  Shorter lease terms customized for individual needs.
--  Experts in assisting customers in working through the details with the
    insurance company.
--  A 24-hour hotline for questions, locations and pricing
--  Customized housing solutions and award winning customer service giving
    families the comforts of home while away from home.
--  Spacious, homey apartments as compared to hotels with fully equipped
    kitchens, linens and furnishings.

For furnished apartment and home rental information along with assistance in handling the payment and reservation details with insurance companies, please contact Oakwood Worldwide on their 24-hour hotline at 1.866.249.9675 or via email at

About Oakwood Worldwide

Oakwood Worldwide is the global leader and provider of furnished and serviced apartments and homes. For one need or many, local or around the globe -- Oakwood offers flexible, easy-to-use, custom solutions to meet any temporary housing need.

A wide range of inventory and supplier management options allows Oakwood to provide the optimal housing solution whenever and wherever needed. With more than 3,500 Oakwood associates worldwide, nearly 23,000 apartments and homes, and more than 300 network partners, Oakwood can meet any need and delivers with reliability their clients can trust.

Their staff of trained professionals throughout the world, innovative technologies and their unparalleled customer service have made Oakwood the premier choice in temporary housing solutions for nearly 50 years.

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Contact Information

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