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NeighborWorks® Center for Homeownership Education and Counseling (NCHEC), in partnership with E*Trade Financial, has made available an exciting and highly useful new tool – one that will assist you in obtaining homeownership.  It is based on the nationally recognized curriculum Realizing the American Dream,  Keys to My Home, is a web-based package of calculators, learning modules, and comparison tools.  It is easy to use, clearly designed, and best of all it is completely free.

Homebuyer Purchase Assistance

  • Freddie Mac®
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • WA State Housing Finance Commission (800) 767-HOME (4663)
  • HomeChoice Program (206) 287-4413 – The HomeChoice Program provides assistance to qualified people who have a disability or have a family member with a disability living with them. Visit the HomeChoice Program website for more information.

Mortgage Default Counseling Agencies 

  • Solid Ground (206) 694-6700 – Mortgage default and foreclosure prevention.
  • Washington Homeownership Resource Center 1-877-894-4663 – Statewide hotline for assistance in foreclosure prevention

Homebuyer Referral 

  • Washington Homeownership Resource Center 1-877-894-4663 – Information hotline for first-time buyers.

Tenant Financial Assistance

  • Mutual Interest (206) 841-5305 – Security deposits for low-income tenants.
  • King County Housing Stability Project (206) 461-3200 – Makes one-time loans and/or grants to home owners and tenants in danger of eviction or foreclosure because of short-term financial difficulties.

Help For Seniors

  • Senior Services of Seattle/King County (206) 448-5757 – Resources and referrals for seniors.
  • Homesharing Program (206) 448-5725 – Matches seniors with renters to share their homes.
  • Seattle Housing Authority Senior Housing (206) 615-3300 – Public housing for low income seniors.

Credit Issues

  • Bank On Seattle: Everyone Is Welcome – Today, everybody can get a checking account in King County – even if you’ve had problems in the past.
  • CENTS – Consumer education services.

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