$4,146 CCCS of Middle Tennessee offers counseling in all phases of housing. Among their services they offer pre and post purchase counseling, RECM and HECM, numerous classes such as homeowner and budget planning. Currently they are serving over 1,200 clients participating in a debt management program. Meeting with senior citizens at their residence is one of the accommodations offered in situations in which clients are unable to reach the office. CCCS works with many partners in the community to expand their services and reach the maximum amount of clients possible.
Residential Resources, Inc. Nashville, TN $18,201 Residential Resources, Inc. started offering comprehensive housing counseling in 1997. Their services are offered to the poor, low income and others residing in Metropolitan Nashville (Davidson County) and in its immediate eight surrounding areas. Counseling is offered to the public in the following areas: Pre-occupancy, Housing Consumer Education, Post occupancy, Affordable Housing Development, Home Improvement and Rehabilitation, Energy Conservation, Mortgage Default and Rental Delinquency; and Housing Displacement. Currently, Residential Resources works with 30 other partners in the community in order to expand their services and help clients.
Citizens for Affordable Housing, Inc. Nashville, TN $15,757 Citizens for Affordable Housing, Inc. utilized HUD funds received last Fiscal Year and was able to assist 236 clients. At Citizens for Affordable Housing, various services such as Homebuyer, pre purchase and mortgage default classes are offered. Marketing efforts such as fliers, e-mail, web page, radio talk shows, etc. are utilized in hope of reaching the needy in the community in which they serve.
Avenida Guadalupe Association (AGA) San Antonio, TX $18,579 The Avenida Guadalupe Association is a tax-exempt neighborhood based corporation created in 1979 to improve the housing and economic conditions of the Avenida Guadeloupe neighborhood in San Antonio, Texas. Major projects the Avenida Guadalupe Association (AGA) has developed include Plaza Guadalupe, San Jacinto Senior Citizens Community (50- unit apartment complex. El Parian retail market, and El Progreso Community center. The AGA is currently developing 6 new single-family houses for sale to first-time homebuyers as well as a new office building that will house small businesses and nonprofit agencies serving the west side of San Antonio. In 1997 AGA initiated a program to support the agency’s housing development program and to increase the homeownership rate among Hispanics in San Antonio. The grant will fund some of the services provided by AGA.