Comprehensive Housing Counseling

Pre-Purchase/Home buying includes one-on-one and group counseling in the following areas:

  • evaluating mortgagor readiness
  • fair housing education
  • budgeting for mortgage payment
  • finding alternative sources of credit
  • money management
  • identifying and avoiding predatory lending practices
  • learning how to purchase a home using the Section 8 Homeownership Voucher Program.

Participants must complete eight to twelve course hours of counseling. A Homebuyers Certificate is received at the end of counseling sessions.

Potential homebuyers benefit from the workshops geared to provide all the information needed to become a successful homeowner.

Homebuyer Education seminars are supported by various funding sources including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as well as various local, regional, and national financial services institutions.

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Success Stories

Houston Resident Buys 1st Home with Urban League’s Help Thanks to the Urban League’s youth and adult programs, Michael P. was able to purchase his first home in the community in which he grew up....