Columbia area. Their general mission it to apply education, training, research and development concepts to meaningful community service projects - all with the goal of supporting, linking and empowering communities.
Greater Kansas City Housing Information Center Kansas City, MO $38,583 Greater Kansas City Housing Information Center has provided services for over 25 years in Kansas and Missouri. HIC provides comprehensive housing counseling services through mortgage default, foreclosure prevention, rent delinquency, landlord/tenant relations, budget and household management, pre and post occupancy services, fair housing education, fair housing laws and testing, housing search, elderly and student needs (home sharing), credit counseling, energy conservation, homeless assistance, emergency assistance and HECM’s.
Housing Options Provided for the Elderly (HOPE) St. Louis, MO $10,000 H.O.P.E. has provided HECM counseling services since 1989 in the St. Louis, Missouri area. HECM counseling is offered in-home in-person to residents of St. Louis City and St. Louis County. HOPE’s mission and overall agenda has been expanded to include persons with developmental disabilities.
Justine Petersen Housing & Reinvestment Corp St. Louis, MO $24,950 Justine Petersen Housing & Reinvestment Corp (JPHRC) serves the St. Louis Metropolitan Area, which includes in Missouri: St. Louis City, and St. Louis County, St. Charles and Jefferson counties and in Illinois: Madison and St. Claire counties. The focus of JPHRC housing counseling has been for residents of Missouri, with the majority from the City of St. Louis. They have a multilingual staff to serve the diversity of individuals in the community. This organization was incorporated in 1996 and has established an impressive track record of providing affordable homeownership opportunities to members of its target population. JPHRC prepares and trains individuals for home purchase through free one-on-one counseling and homebuyer education seminars. This agency has counseled over 6,000 individuals and families and assisted over 1,500 to close on properties. Partnerships include the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, Old Republic Title Company, Fox Building Inspections, Boyet Inspections and Construction, Center for Social Development at Washington University, to mention a few. This grant will help expand their housing counseling.
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc. St. Louis, MO $17,540 Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc. (LSEM), a non-profit agency, provides high quality, free civil legal assistance and equal access to justice for low-income residents in Eastern Missouri. LSEM has had a Housing Unit with a Housing Counseling Program for over 40