Homebuyer/Home Purchase Counseling

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    Taxonomy Code: BH-3700.3000

    Programs that help people who want to purchase a home evaluate their readiness for homeownership, shop for housing that meets their needs, resolve potential credit problems, analyze specific home purchase offers, obtain a mortgage loan with advantageous interest rates and an affordable monthly payment, and complete the paperwork to close the loan and complete the sale. Also included are programs that provide assistance for people who want to refinance a home.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    BASIC HOMEOWNERSHIP COUNSELINGProvides one-on-one counseling and general education to either potential home buyers or existing homeowners at risk of losing their investment. Offers one-on-one pre and post purchase counseling, and workshops on a variety of topics including budget development, credit management, foreclosure prevention and financial literacy.NassauBASIC HOMEOWNERSHIP COUNSELINGLA FUERZA UNIDA, INC.
    BROOKHAVEN/HELP HOME EAST END MOBILE COUNSELINGOffers mortgage counseling and home buyer education to the general public. Group seminars may be requested to be held at local town halls or public libraries.SuffolkBROOKHAVEN/HELP HOME EAST END MOBILE COUNSELINGLONG ISLAND HOUSING PARTNERSHIP, INC.
    COMPREHENSIVE COUNSELING (HOUSING)Provides prepurchase/first time homebuyers counseling, default delinquency counseling, budget counseling, housing assistance (Section 8 eligible), landlord/tenant assistance, reverse mortgage counseling (senior program) and referrals to other housing and non-housing agencies.SuffolkCOMPREHENSIVE COUNSELING (HOUSING)WYANDANCH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
    COUNSELING FOR HOME EQUITY CONVERSIONProvides counseling to seniors and their families on ways to unlock the equity in their homes and convert it into monthly income and/or a line of credit. Call for further information.NassauCOUNSELING FOR HOME EQUITY CONVERSIONFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
    DEBT MANAGEMENT CREDIT COUNSELING CORP.Educates consumers on financial issues and provides personal assistance to consumers who have become overextended with debt. Also provides comprehensive housing counseling, pre-purchase home buyer education and mortgage delinquency counseling.SuffolkDEBT MANAGEMENT CREDIT COUNSELING CORP.DEBT MANAGEMENT CREDIT COUNSELING CORP.
    DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMProvides qualified first time homebuyers with down payment assistance funds in the form of zero-interest deferred loans that are forgiven after 5yrs. The assistance provided will be up to 14,000 for eligible applicants to assist with down payment toward the purchase of an owner-occupied, single family residence in communities served by the Suffolk County HOME Consortium. This program does not fund closing costs. The applicant will be required to sign a Note & Mortgage which is subordinate to the bank or lending institution that will be providing the primary mortgage. Applications for the calendar year must be submitted by December 31st. Applications available online at https://scdownpayment.com/.SuffolkDOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
    FIRST TIME BUYER EDUCATIONProvides counseling and education to potential first time homebuyers. The counselor provides an overall view of the mortgage application process, mortgage instruments available, budgeting, credit counseling, and down payment assistance programs. Two hours of one on one financial counseling and four hours of classroom education is provided.SuffolkFIRST TIME BUYER EDUCATIONHOUSING HELP INC.
    FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER EDUCATIONOffers Nassau and Suffolk County residents information on first time home buying, down payments, closing cost assistance, competitive first time homebuyer mortgage products, and tips on how to negotiate with a seller. Call for additional information.SuffolkFIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER EDUCATIONCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF LONG ISLAND
    FIRST TIME HOME BUYERSSponsors home buying workshops including credit counseling, budgeting, utilities, tax assessment, insurance and legal counseling. Also offers private counseling.SuffolkFIRST TIME HOME BUYERSBELLPORT, HAGERMAN, EAST PATCHOGUE ALLIANCE, INC.
    FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAM AND DEFAULT COUNSELINGOffers financial counseling for homeowners who are facing default/foreclosures on a primary residence mortgage. Counselors work with the client and the mortgage to arrange a mutually agreeable and realistic payment plan, when possible.SuffolkFORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAM AND DEFAULT COUNSELINGLONG ISLAND HOUSING PARTNERSHIP, INC.
    HOMEBUYER EDUCATION AND COUNSELINGOffers a number of homebuyer education programs to help prepare for, and reduce the stress of the home-buying process. The first step in the process is to register for an upcoming free Homebuyer Orientation session. Then you can take one of the Homebuyer Education courses or receive one-on-one counseling. Call for additional information.SuffolkHOMEBUYER EDUCATION AND COUNSELINGCOMMUNITY HOUSING INNOVATIONS, INC.
    HOUSING COUNSELINGCounsels families on how to avoid eviction and homelessness, improve landlord/tenant relations, and provides information about how to renegotiate mortgages and how to improve budgeting skills. Also offers first home buyers counseling, preclosure counseling and reverse mortgage for seniors over 62 years.SuffolkHOUSING COUNSELINGBELLPORT, HAGERMAN, EAST PATCHOGUE ALLIANCE, INC.
    HOUSING COUNSELINGOffers Nassau County residents counseling on issues that affect homeowners such as managing a mortgage, creating a realistic budget, home maintenance, purchasing adequate insurance coverage and budgeting for home repairs.NassauHOUSING COUNSELINGNASSAU COUNTY HOMEOWNERSHIP CENTER
    HOUSING COUNSELINGProvide prepurchase, first time homebuyers, default delinquency counseling, budget counseling, foreclosure prevention, pre and post bankruptcy counseling. Walk-ins accepted. Call for further information. Counseling services available in Spanish.SuffolkHOUSING COUNSELINGSAFEGUARD CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICES, INC.
    HOUSING COUNSELING PROGRAM-NASSAUProvides housing counseling for landlord/tenant-rights and responsibilities, rent payment increases and eviction situations, and mortgage counseling to homeowners. Pre-purchase, pre-rental and mortgage default counseling. Call. Appointment preferred.SuffolkHOUSING COUNSELING PROGRAM-NASSAULONG ISLAND HOUSING SERVICES, INC.
    HOUSING COUNSELING PROGRAM-SUFFOLKProvides housing counseling for landlord/tenant-rights and responsibilities, rent payment increases and eviction situations and mortgage counseling to homeowners. Pre-purchase, pre-rental and mortgage default predatory lending counseling. Call. Appointment required for some counseling.SuffolkHOUSING COUNSELING PROGRAM-SUFFOLKLONG ISLAND HOUSING SERVICES, INC.
    HOUSING SERVICESProvides comprehensive housing counseling services to individuals and families. Services include credit counseling, budgeting, pre and post home ownership counseling, foreclosure prevention counseling, and resources for down payment assistance programs. Call for further information.SuffolkHOUSING SERVICESECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL (EOC) OF SUFFOLK, INC.
    MONEY 101/FINANCIAL EDUCATIONOffers Nassau County residents information about finances, budgeting and down payment grant information. Offers a five week program to educate first-time homeowners about purchasing a home and obtaining a mortgage.NassauMONEY 101/FINANCIAL EDUCATIONNASSAU COUNTY HOMEOWNERSHIP CENTER
    MORTGAGE COUNSELINGProvides free mortgage counseling, one on one education of mortgage process for first-time homebuyers, credit and income review, and assistance in obtaining pre-approval. Also offers advice about refinancing, anti-predatory lending education, post-purchase counseling, reverse mortgage counseling and default prevention education. Available on the East End at specific locations by appointment. Call for further information.SuffolkMORTGAGE COUNSELINGLONG ISLAND HOUSING PARTNERSHIP, INC.
    NEIGHBORHOOD PRESERVATION PROGRAMProvides outreach, crisis intervention, housing counseling, benefits advocacy, tenant/landlord mediation, representation in administration proceedings with government agencies, home ownership counseling and translation.NassauNEIGHBORHOOD PRESERVATION PROGRAMLA FUERZA UNIDA, INC.
    POST PURCHASE AND DEFAULT PREVENTION COUNSELINGOffers Nassau County residents counseling on financial issues homeowners may encounter after purchasing a home including assistance in preventing foreclosures.NassauPOST PURCHASE AND DEFAULT PREVENTION COUNSELINGNASSAU COUNTY HOMEOWNERSHIP CENTER
    RIVERHEAD/HELP HOME EAST END MOBILE COUNSELINGOffers mortgage counseling and homebuyer education to the general public. Topics covered may include reverse mortgages, pre purchase information and requirements, refinancing and foreclosure prevention strategies. Group seminars may be requested to be held at local Town Halls or public libraries.SuffolkRIVERHEAD/HELP HOME EAST END MOBILE COUNSELINGLONG ISLAND HOUSING PARTNERSHIP, INC.
    SOUTHAMPTON/HELP HOME EAST END MOBILE COUNSELINGOffers mortgage counseling and homebuyer education to the general public. Topics covered may include reverse mortgages, pre purchase information and requirements, refinancing and foreclosure prevention strategies. Group seminars may be requested to be held at local Town Halls or public libraries.SuffolkSOUTHAMPTON/HELP HOME EAST END MOBILE COUNSELINGLONG ISLAND HOUSING PARTNERSHIP, INC.
    SOUTHOLD/HELP HOME EAST END MOBILE COUNSELINGOffers mortgage counseling and homebuyer education to the general public. Topics covered may include reverse mortgages, pre purchase information and requirements, refinancing and foreclosure prevention strategies. Group seminars may be requested to be held at local Town Halls or public libraries.SuffolkSOUTHOLD/HELP HOME EAST END MOBILE COUNSELINGLONG ISLAND HOUSING PARTNERSHIP, INC.
    STATE OF NEW YORK MORTGAGE AGENCYProvides financing and programs designed for first-time low and moderate income home buyers in New York State. Partners with approved participating mortgage lenders across the state to offer 30 year, competitive, fixed rate mortgages with special features to help low and moderate income New Yorkers become homeowners. Enables active duty U.S. military personnel to buy their first home or move to a different home through the Homes for Veterans Program. Offers down payment assistance in conjunction with SONYMA financing.STATE OF NEW YORK MORTGAGE AGENCYNEW YORK STATE GOVERNMENT, DIVISION OF HOUSING AND RENEWAL
    UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENTHUD backs mortgages made through approved lenders sells foreclosed homes hosts seminars funds counseling for first-time buyers done through various New York City and Long Island housing agencies and offers literature on home buying.UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENTUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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