CIC was established in October 1965 and offers comprehensive housing counseling to low and moderate-income individuals and families as well as to the homeless. It has received HUD Housing Counseling Grants since 1978. The services provided include: homebuyer education workshops; pre- and post-purchase counseling; loss mitigation; pre- and post-rental; reverse mortgage; general social and economic; marketing and outreach; and fair housing. In total, the agency has served approximately 229,558 clients.
University Legal Services, Inc. Washington, DC $18,376 ULS has been a HUD-certified housing counseling agency since 1972. It has provided comprehensive housing counseling, including pre-purchase, money management, budgeting, rental, delinquent mortgages and rents, reverse equity mortgages, and rehabilitation.
Homes In Partnership, Inc. Apopka, FL $23,701 Homes In Partnership, Inc. has been providing and facilitating affordable housing for Central Florida residents in the very low to moderate-income range for the past twenty-five years. The organization partners with many community-based organizations to help the low income and underserved minorities in the community. Notably, Homes In Partnership received special recognition from Rural Housing Services for being the only self-help housing provider, nationwide, that met their goal of providing post purchase counseling services to occupants qualified for homeownership. The agency has received consecutive grants from Rural Housing Services for twenty-five years to provide technical assistance to families interested in building their homes through the self-help program.
Manatee Coalition For Affordable Housing, Inc. Bradenton, FL $17,590 Manatee Coalition for Affordable Housing, Inc. has been providing homeownership education since its inception in 1991. It has a solid track record of helping very low and low-income families to become homeowners. The agency’s housing counseling services include homebuyer education, pre and post-purchase counseling, and marketing and outreach initiatives. Additionally, Manatee is a member of the Ward 5 Quality Assurance Team that is made up of community nonprofit agencies whose mission is to establish a forum through which information about local community needs can be discussed and exchanged.
Manatee Opportunity Council, Inc. Bradenton, FL $13,312 Manatee Opportunity Council, Inc., a private nonprofit, has been a HUD-certified Housing Counseling Agency since the early 1970’s, providing services on behalf of indigent, low- income individuals and families since 1968. It serves Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee,