Contact information for Federal, State,
and Local Assistance Programs, Non-Profit Organizations,
Financial Counseling Services

  • General homebuying:

1. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

  • Overview: A U.S. government agency focused on creating strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes.
  • Website:
  • Loan programs:

1. Federal Housing Administration (FHA)

2. US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Loan

3. Veterans Affairs (VA) Loans

  • Credit Information



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  • Down Payment Assistance

1. National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA)

  • Overview: Provides state-by-state details on housing agencies and available programs.
  • Website:

2. Down Payment Resource

  • Financial Planning and Budgeting


  • Overview: U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans about financial education.
  • Website:

2. National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC)

  • Overview: A nonprofit dedicated to promoting financially responsible behavior.
  • Website: