Washington State Housing Finance Agency Seattle $130,094 The Commission has partnered with 19 agencies in the state, which collectively offer a full range of housing counseling services for their area. Counseling activities being offered include five-hour homebuyer education seminars, extended homebuyer education program (HELP), one-on-one pre-purchase counseling, information and referrals, pre-purchase counseling, mortgage default counseling and mortgage default prevention classes, reverse equity mortgage fault counseling, Home Choice pre-purchase counseling for qualified individuals with disabilities, and post-purchase counseling.
Spokane Neighborhood Action Network Spokane $ 64,004 Spokane Neighborhood Action Network (SNAP) provides comprehensive Housing counseling services. SNAP has been providing services to low-income and highly vulnerable persons for over 30 years. Along with comprehensive counseling, SNAP also operates a food bank and provides Financial Assistance, Individual Development Savings Accounts (IDA’s), Building Bridges to Employment, Micro Enterprise, Energy Assistance, Weatherization, Housing Rehabilitation, Minor Home Repair, Housing Development, Rental Housing and Family Homeless Shelters programs.
Community Housing Resource Center Vancouver $ 58,826 Community Housing Resource Center serves the residents of SW Washington. They provides comprehensive counseling services that include pre-purchase counseling, homebuyer education classes, first home orientation seminars, employer assisted housing program, reverse mortgage (HECM) counseling, mortgage default, Home Choice-a statewide program for persons with disabilities, down payment assistance, post-purchase education, credit and budgeting seminars.
The Kanawha Institute for Social Research and Action (KISRA) Dunbar, WV $20,500 KISRA evolved out of the Ferguson Memorial Baptist Church, which has been located in West Dunbar, West Virginia, for 83 years. KISRA was actually established in 1993 and KISRA Homeownership in February 1998. The focus of KISRA Homeownership is homebuyer education, pre-purchase homeownership counseling, pre- and post-purchase money management counseling, and marketing and outreach activities. KISRA targets low- and moderate-income families, public housing residents, renters, member of faith communities, first-time homebuyers, and minorities.