Home Ownership and Rental Counseling Services
Pre-Purchase and Homebuyer Education
Owning a home is one of the largest investments one can make. There are so many people involved and steps to take. Our counselors are here to help you understand the process and assist you every step of the way. Through Homebuyer Education online courses and one-on-one counseling considering your specific circumstance and needs.
Post Purchase Education
After the closing papers are signed for your home keeping the home is just as important. Understanding your continued role in maintenance, payment and evaluating if or when to refinance is what post purchase education is for.
Our counselors are here to help you face the possibility of foreclosure. We can assist you in examining all of your options with fresh eyes and experience.
Closing Cost Assistance
Are you ready for home ownership but having a hard time finding the money for closing costs after the down payment. We are here to help with our grant funds based on income. Over the next two years we will award up to $5000 to a minimum of 18 households who qualify by income in the counties of Dawes, Box Butte, Sheridan, Sioux and Morrill. Contact us to see if you qualify!
Nebraska Housing Developers received the First Down funding from FHLB of Topeka. This additional closing cost assistance pool has increased assistance up to $6000 per household. Available to qualifying households and homes across Nebraska residing in the counties of Dawes, Box Butte, Sheridan, Sioux and Morrill.
Fair Housing Counseling
Renters and landlords can benefit from Fair Housing Counseling. Fair Housing laws protect people from discrimination in housing transactions of rental, sale, lending or insurance. These laws guarantee regardless of age, race, gender, religion, family situation, coloror level of ability, can chose housing that is best for them without stereotype or preferance.
Rental counseling is specific to your needs and objectives. Your housing counselor will look at your whole financial profile, income, expenses, debt, credit, and review of your credit report. We assist with lease review and counsel if an eviction is pending.