82 families with various housing concerns. In addition, approximately 150 additional families were served with Section 8, housing and self-sufficiency counseling.
Lincoln Hills Development Corp. (LHDC) Tell City, IN $10,000 LHDC's involvement in the area of housing assistance and advocacy for low-income persons dates back 36 years. LHDC covers four rural counties - Crawford, Harrison, Perry and Spencer in southern Indiana. They are a HUD-certified Housing Counseling Agency & Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO). Areas of counseling include first- time homebuyers, mortgage default, rental assistance and budget counseling. A total of 51 clients were counseled last fiscal year, October 1999 through September 2000. In addition to administering and operating residential rehabilitation programs, LHDC has worked with local communities in constructing 191 housing units in the towns of Tell City, Cannelton, Chrisney, Marengo, Milltown and English for low-income elderly and handicapped; 48 housing units for low-income families in English and Marengo; 48 units for families in Corydon, Indiana.
Housing Development Corp. of St. Joseph County (HDC) South Bend, IN $20,672 HDC was created to assist in the provision of decent, safe and affordable housing, and to act as an advocate and catalyst for neighborhood revitalization. HDC serves its mission by providing a full spectrum of services to address the housing needs and problems of the residents of St. Joseph County and other surrounding counties. Since 1997, nearly 200 low to moderate-income households have been assisted in the purchase of their first home. During the past year, the counseling division conducted 232 sessions. In September 1999, HDC was certified as a Local Housing Counseling Agency. HDC continues to acquire and renovate residential units, renting those of a multifamily nature and eventually converting single-family units into owner-occupied homes.
Anderson Housing Authority Anderson, IN $24,312 The Anderson Housing Authority-Housing Counseling Agency is unique in that they are housed within, and are part of, a Public Housing Authority. The PHA's Executive Director started the Counseling Agency in 1975. The counseling staff has a combined total of approximately 49 years of experience. The agency works with the City of Anderson population by providing a full range of comprehensive housing counseling services such as: Pre-Purchase/Homeownership, Pre- Rental, Post Occupancy, Mortgage Delinquency, Default, Loss Mitigation, Home Equity Conversion Counseling, and Housing Consumer Education. From October 1999 through September 2000, 234 clients were counseled.
City of Bloomington Bloomington, IN $24,925