Credit Counseling and Homebuyer Education

Business & Community Lenders (BCL) of Texas

BCL offers financial readiness and capability online classes and homeownership counseling.

Website: https://bcloftexas.org
Phone Number: (512) 912-9884
Address: 1011 San Jacinto Blvd #500, Austin, TX 78701
Contact: Pamela Guerra, pgarcia@bcloftexas.org

Austin Habitat for Humanity

Part of Austin Habitat for Humanity’s promise is to ensure long-term housing solutions for each family we serve. This includes helping ALL Austin families, not just Austin Habitat families, stay out of debt and protect their assets and their home.

Website: https://austinhabitat.org/programs-services/housing-counseling
Phone Number: (512) 472-8788 x122
Address: 500 W Ben White Boulevard, Austin, TX 78704
Contact: Bertie Samilpa, bsamilpa@ahfh.org

Frameworks Community Development Corporation

Frameworks Community Development Corporation offers online homebuyer education classes and pre-purchase homeownership phone counseling.

Website: https://www.frameworkscdc.org
Phone Number: (512) 385-1500
Address: 701 Tillery Street, Suite A-7B, BOX 15, Austin, TX 78702
Contact: Joyce McDonald, joyce@frameworkscdc.org

Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA)

NACA is a HUD-certified homeownership and advocacy nonprofit membership organization ($25 membership fee). NACA is committed to assisting economically disadvantaged individuals with becoming homeowners by offering credit counseling services for members.

Website: https://www.naca.com
Phone Number: (425) 602-6222

City of Austin

At this time, the Neighborhood Housing and Community Development (NHCD) HousingSmarts Classes have been cancelled until further notice from the City Manager. Even though NHCD is not offering Classes at this time; the Down Payment Assistance (DPA) Program can accept First Time Homebuyer Certificate from other local organizations that provide Homebuyer Education Training, including online courses and options listed above.

Website: https://www.austintexas.gov/department/homebuyer-down-payment-assistance

$34m

value captured to ensure home affordability

440

affordable homes sold

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working individuals and families served