Urban Affairs Coalition: Foreclosure Prevention Guide

The CED Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide is designed to help professionals assist their clients in navigating the mortgage foreclosure process. The Guide provides up-to-date information relevant to the Philadelphia five-county region. The CED Department also offers speakers to community organizations,

Read more

Credit Counseling Center: Reverse Mortgage Counseling

A reverse mortgage, also known as the home equity conversion mortgage (HECM) , is a financial product for homeowners 62 or older who have accumulated home equity and want to use this to supplement retirement income. To learn more, click

Read more

Philadelphia Housing Authority: Scattered Site Homeownership

PHA residents of scattered sites are offered the opportunity to purchase the home they currently occupy through the Scattered Sites Homeownership Program, also know as Section 5(h). To find out more, click here . Contact: Homeownership Division Phone: 215-684-8914 URL: http://www.pha.phila.gov/resident-services/homeownership/section-5(h)-homeownership.aspx Additional Information: Please see

Read more

Tri County Housing Development Corp: Affordable Housing Development and Rehab

Tri-County HDC is a not for profit certified Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) that promotes and develops affordable housing for low & moderate income individuals & families through rehabilitation, redevelopment, as well as new home construction projects. To find out

Read more

Delaware County Office of Housing & Community Development: First Time Homebuyer Program

The Delaware County Homeownership 1st Program provides up to $5,000 for down payment and closing cost assistance to eligible low/moderate income households interested in purchasing their first home in Delaware County. Contact: Carol Murdock Catania Phone: 610-891-5425 Email: cataniac@co.delaware.pa.us URL: Media

Read more

Mon Valley Initiative: Housing Counseling Program

MVI’s Housing Counseling Program provides services in individual and group settings to help clients achieve and maintain homeownership.  Click here to learn more. Contact: Jonathan Weaver Phone: 412 464 4000 ext 4008 Email: jweaver@monvalleyinitiative.com URL: http://www.monvalleyinitiative.com/home-buying-guidance/housing-counseling-program/ Additional Information: Please contact MVI

Read more

Montgomery County Department of Housing & Community Development: Montgomery County First Time Homebuyers Program

Up to $10,000 in closing cost assistance is available to eligible first time homebuyers within Montgomery County, PA. .  Click here to learn more. Contact: Housing Programs Manager Phone: 610-278-3540 Email: kspringe@montcopa.org URL: www.montcopa.org/mchcd Additional Information: Program is 15 year silent second mortgage.

Read more

The Pittsburgh Project: Home Improvement Services for Elderly and Those with Disabilities

The Pittsburgh Project Home Repair Ministry deploys more than 2,000 volunteers (mostly middle and high school students), along with technical support to provide minor repairs including: painting, drywall and carpentry for owner-occupied homes of those who physically or financially cannot

Read more

Genesis Housing Corporation: Housing Counseling

Genesis Housing Corporation provides free housing counseling, credit and money management services for potential home buyers and homeowners. More information is available on our website and Facebook page. To find out more, click here  Contact: Judith Memberg Email: jmemberg@genesishousing.org Phone:

Read more

Clarifi: Reverse Mortgage Counseling

Explore a reverse mortgage. Work with our counselors to review products, features and benefits, eligibility, and alternatives. To read more, click here. Contact: Clarifi Team Email: clarifiteam@clarifi.org Phone: 800-989-2227 URL: https://clarifi.org/counseling/housing/reverse-mortgage Additional Information: There is a fee of $100 for this service. If a client’s

Read more

Clarifi: Foreclosure Prevention and Mortgage Default Counseling

Work one-on-one with our certified counselors to explore options to save your home. Options may include, federal, state and local programs, and mortgage modifications. Click here to learn more. Contact: Clarifi Team Email: clarifiteam@clarifi.org Phone: 800-989-2227 URL: https://clarifi.org/counseling/housing/delinquency

Read more

Fair Housing Council of the Capital Region: Home Ownership, Financial Education, Foreclosure Mitigation, Landlord-Tenant, Healthy Communities

The Fair Housing Council is a full-service HUD-Certified agency, serving the needs of renters and homebuyers throughout Central Pennsylvania. Click here to learn more. Contact: Nelva Wright Phone: 814-946-3651 URL: www.pafairhousing.org  

Read more

Blair County Community Action: Housing Counseling Services

Homeownership counseling, Foreclosure Prevention and First time homebuyer education.  Click here to learn more. Contact: Housing Counseling Department Phone: 814-946-3651 URL: http://blaircap.org/ Additional Information: Blair County Community Action is a HUD certified Housing Counseling Agency.

Read more

The Institute for Public Policy & Economic Development: Community Toolkit

NEPAhousing.org is a portal with a community toolkit for local government to improve housing stock and affordability. It leads to lackawannahousing,org and luzernehousing.org which are educational and informational sites for homeowners/buyers. Click here to learn more. Contact: In transition Email: info@institutepa.org Phone:

Read more

USDA Rural Development: Homeownership and Home Repair Products

USDA RD offers both home purchase and home repair loan products for those with very-low incomes to those with moderate incomes in rural Pennsylvania. Products include Direct subsidized loans for low income applicants, Guarantee loans for moderate income applicants and Direct

Read more

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County: Homeownership Opportunities and Repairs

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County offers home buyer opportunities and homeownership preparedness training for low to moderate income families looking to own homes of their own. We also offer critical home repairs for current low to moderate income families

Read more

Tri County Community Action: Housing Counseling Program

Housing Counseling Program to include First Time Homebuyer workshops, HEMAP application assistance and Credit Repair Counseling. Click here to learn more. Contact: programs@cactricounty.org Phone: 717-232-9757 URL: www.cactricounty.org Additional Information: Average length of service varies – workshops can be a few hours, credit repair

Read more