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Community and Internet Resources

Housing: Home Buyer Counseling

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development sponsors housing counseling agencies throughout the country that can provide advice on buying a home, foreclosures, credit issues, and reverse mortgages. To locate an agency in your area, visit the HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agencies Directory.

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The HERO Alliance - Homeownership Education and Resource Opportunities is a nonprofit organization that provides education, resources, and assistance for people with disabilities seeking homeownership in Colorado. While their website provides a great deal of helpful information, personalized assistance can be obtained by calling the alliance at (720) 941-8901.


Specialized Housing Inc. consults with families, individuals, and groups to create the supportive housing of their choice. They offer services to adults with varying levels and types of disabilities. Their focus is on home ownership for individuals with disabilities. For more information, call (617) 277-1805.

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Washington Homeownership Center is a non-profit housing counseling agency that offers free information and referral services for first time, low to moderate-income homebuyers. Their easy to navigate website offers information on fair housing, home buyer education and counseling, debt and credit information, down payment assistance, loan programs, and housing opportunities. They also offer home buyer seminars. For more information, call their hotline at (877) 894-4663.


HBC (Home Buyer Counseling) Services Inc. is a homebuyer counseling agency serving Southeastern Wisconsin. They assist individuals prepare for home ownership, search for a home, and locate a mortgage lender. They also offer information on available grants and affordable loans. For more information, call (262) 650-3627.

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