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    People who have purchased or are in the process of purchasing a home or condominium for the first time.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    American Credit Counseling Institute - Home Owner's Emergency Assistance ProgramProvides services regarding credit and budget counseling, debt management counseling, pre-closing, new home buyer counseling, or pre-foreclosure counseling. Partners with and approved by Pennsylvania Housing and Finance Agency (PHFA) to offer the Home Owner's Emergency Assistance Program (HEMPA).MonroeAmerican Credit Counseling InstituteAmerican Credit Counseling Institute
    Bayfront East Side Taskforce (BEST) - Home Building ProgramAssists first time home buyers within income qualifications to find lots in the Historic East Bayfront Neighborhood and provides down payment of up to $40,000 in purchase of a newly constructed home.ErieBayfront East Side Taskforce (BEST)Bayfront East Side Taskforce (BEST)
    Chester Community Improvement Project - Pre-purchase Mortgage CounselingThe CCIP provides pre-purchase mortgage counseling to first time low to moderate-income individuals interested in purchasing a property in the City of Chester and Delaware County. CCIP's counseling programs prepare applicants to secure appropriate mortgage financing and assume the responsibilities associated with home ownership. CCIP applicants attend group counseling sessions provided with valuable education regarding budgeting, savings, credit, mortgage financing, fair housing practices, mortgage products, selecting a realtor, avoiding default, home inspections, home maintenance, and settlement. CCIP applicants also meet with certified mortgage counselors for a "one-on-one." This meeting allows the mortgage counselor to provide specialized attention to each applicant in a private setting. During individual counseling sessions, counselors review the applicants credit report, work history, and income stability. Together, counselor and applicant review initial maximum sales price, estimate down payment and closing costs, establish savings goals, develop a budget, and discuss available lending programs. CCIP will assist the applicant in selecting an appropriate mortgage product and guide the client to settlement.DelawareChester Community Improvement Project - Delaware; ChesterChester Community Improvement Project
    Community Development - Luzerne County GovernmentThe Community Development office has three programs to assist homeowners. * Emergency Home Rehabilitation Program provides assistance to eligible homeowners in situations that create unexpected and immediate danger to the health and well being of the occupants of the home. * The Growing Home Owner's Initiative is a matched savings and education initiative to help individuals and families turn the dream of purchasing a home into a reality. * The Luzerne County’s Homeownership Program is to create affordable home buyer opportunities for low to moderate income persons. LuzerneLuzerne County Office of Community DevelopmentLuzerne County Government
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos - Housing Counseling and Financial Literacy ProgramThe Housing Counseling and Financial Literacy Program assist individuals to secure decent, safe, and sanitary housing via advocacy, counseling, workshops, and education. This program provides: First time homebuyer counseling,  homebuyer workshops (offered the last Tuesday of every month, mortgage delinquency counseling, homeowner services counseling, tenant & landlord counseling.  Rental/Delinquency counselingPhiladelphiaCongreso de Latinos Unidos - Philadelphia; West KensingtonCongreso de Latinos Unidos
    Genesis Housing Corporation - Housing Counseling ProgramThe Housing Counseling Program provides free classes and individual counseling helping over 3,000 potential first-time homebuyers. Monthly classes focus on topics not taught in regular school including understanding credit, credit repair, money management, saving plans, grant programs and understanding the home buying process including selecting a realtor and finding the best mortgage.MontgomeryGenesis Housing Corporation - Montgomery; NorristownGenesis Housing Corporation
    Housing Partnership of Chester County - First Time Home Buyers (FTHB) ProgramThe HPCC's First Time Home Buyer Program is intended to assist low and moderate income individuals and families interested in purchasing a first home within Chester County.ChesterHousing Partnership of Chester CountyHousing Partnership of Chester County
    Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - IDA - Mortgage & Homeowners CounselingThis program is geared toward first-time home buyers. It is designed to educate prospective home buyers in the process leading to home ownership and the responsibilities thereafter. The program counselor also reviews the various mortgage products available with each client and what information and documents they need to have to qualify. Those who complete the program are referred to a lender for a mortgage.MontgomeryMontgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM) - Montogomery; NorristownMontgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
    Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Development - First Time Homebuyers ProgramFirst Time Homebuyers Program is directed to assist low, moderate, and median income households interested in purchasing a home in Montgomery County. Eligible participants may receive assistance with closing costs.MontgomeryMontgomery County Department of Housing and Community Development -Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Development
    Phoenixville Homes - Home OwnershipThe first project (HOPE) Home Ownership Phoenixville Empowers, was initiated by Phoenixville Homes in 1994, called Home Ownership Phoenixville Empowers (HOPE) was for first time homebuyers. In this activity Phoenixville Homes purchased, renovated or constructed homes for sale to qualified low-income first time home buyers in the Greater Phoenixville Area. Now referred to as Phoenixville Opportunities with Empowerment Resources (POWER) Homes, this activity continues to provide homes for sale with additional payment for closing costs as funds permit.Chester*Main Site (Phoenixville Homes)Phoenixville Homes
    Scranton Lackawanna Resources Development CorporationThe Scranton Lackawanna Resource Development(SLRDC) is a non-profit arm of Scranton Lackawanna Human Development Agency(SLHDA) that is focusing on providing affordable housing too low to moderate income families. SLRDC builds and renovates homes. First priority will be given to first time home buyers. In addition, SLRDC will have a few apartments available for rent too low to moderate income families. SLRDC is seeking qualifications from Home Building Contractors capable of building a 945 to 1,200 square foot three bedroom house in the City of Scranton. SLRDC is interested in builders that are licensed in the City of Scranton, and with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Home Improvement Contractor. SLRDC’s goal is to develop a long-term relationship with a qualified contractor that has the ability to construct affordable three bedroom housing in the City of Scranton and Lackawanna County for low to moderate income families. Each house will have different characteristics and must stay below $120,000 in total cost.LackawannaScranton Lackawanna Resources Development Corporation - SLHDAScranton Lackawanna Human Development Agency
    United Communities Southeast Philadelphia - Home Prep ProgramFirst time homebuyers are prepared for homeownership. Potential clients are educated on the whole home buying process, from how to shop for a mortgage, how to look for a realtor to how they can obtain grants to buy the first home. A one-on-one meeting with a certified Housing Counselor will provide an opportunity for the client to get all their questions answered as well as obtain guidance on repairing credit, obtain down payment assistance and foreclosure prevention techniques to better acquire the home and keep it as long as they wish.PhiladelphiaUnited Communities Southeast Philadelphia - Philadelphia; South PhiladelphiaUnited Communities Southeast Philadelphia
    United Communities Southeast Philadelphia - Housing CounselingOffers pre-purchase and post-purchase workshops and counseling, including foreclosure intervention.PhiladelphiaUnited Communities Southeast Philadelphia - Philadelphia; South PhiladelphiaUnited Communities Southeast Philadelphia

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