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Our Services



Pre-Purchase

         

Credit Rehabilitation

This includes discussing the benefits of homeownership and introducing some of the barriers as well as an overview of the steps in the home buying process.

 
 

In this one-on-one session the counselor will analyze and interpret your credit report; make an assessment of your current status; and develop and implement a customized corrective action plan.
Contact the office to schedule an appointment.
http://creditrehabilitation.com/blog/category/credit-rehabilitation/

     

Post-Purchase Counseling

 

Default / Forclosure Prevention

The objective is to show new homeowners how to maintain their homes, protect their investment, and manage the new expenses and responsibilities of homeownership.   This include foreclosure counseling on how to restructure debt, obtain recertification for mortgage subsidy, establish reinstatement plans, seek loan forbearance, and manage household finances.
http://www.federalreserve.gov/consumerinfo/fivetips_protecthome.htm
     

Rental Counseling

 

Financial Literacy

This refers to one-on-one counseling and group education sessions regarding: obtaining and utilizing rent subsidies, budgeting for rent payments, education on landlord/tenant rights, the eviction process, and homeless prevention.   Helps the homebuyer to understand the importance of budgeting, identifying family income and expenses, set goals and priorities, and establish budgets.

A training course to cover basic financial topics to help families to understand the importance of budgeting, identifying family income and expenses, setting goals and priorities, and establishing budgets. 
Contact office to schedule an appointment.
     

IDA

 

Homebuyer Education

Match savings accounts designed to assist working low-income families acquire an asset.  Participants will receive a 4:1 match on their savings.

Click here for application.

Other Resources to view:
http://www.subr.edu/ida/

http://www.examiner.com/credit-in-new-orleans/united-way-helps-new-orleans-residents-save?render=print

 

 

 

 



 

 

This is a housing related education program in which participants complete eight to twelve course hours. Educational material is provided. Licensed instructors explain each process and answer your questions. Upon completion of the two-part session, certificates are awarded.

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Ehome America

The Ehome class is (8) hours and is only for Rural Parish Homebuyers.

Click here for registration.