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News from the North Country Housing Council

Latest updates from St. Lawrence County Housing Council, Inc.

March 11, 2017

Contact Annette Bowman

Telephone 315-386-8576

 

abowman@slchc.org

 

St. Lawrence County CDBG Funding

North Country Housing Council to Administer Housing Program

The North Country Housing Council will be administering another CDBG first time homebuyer grant assistance program.  An informational session regarding the grant will be held:

Date: March 17, 2017

Time:  3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Where: North Country Housing Council Office at 19 Main Street, Canton, NY 13617

Anyone is welcome. For more information regarding the public session please contact our office at 315-386-8576

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The North Country Housing Council is a non-profit organization that exists for the sole purpose of assisting St. Lawrence County residents in a variety of ways. We are not here to sell you a product. This web site is here to assist, educate and provide you with useful information.

We assist communities and first time home buyers in a variety of ways. Our upcoming classes can help home buyers through the Washington, D.C. – NeighborWorks America, one of the country's largest nonprofit community development corporations today announced that expects its network of nonprofits across the United States will help originate $3 billion of mortgages this year, up from approximately $2.9 billion and $2.8 billion in calendar years, 2015 and 2014, respectively.

The forecast comes with mortgage rates consistently hovering near historic lows, underwriting standards slowly opening the door to more qualified low- and moderate-income families, and NeighborWorks organizations expanding marketing and lending products, while increasing operational efficiency.

 "NeighborWorks organizations provide consumers with a suite of services from pre and post-purchase homebuyer education, down payment assistance, first mortgage lending products and other home related services, including realty services," said Marietta Rodriguez, vice president of homeownership programs and lending at NeighborWorks America. "These services help create sustainable homeownership for more than 20,000 families every year – or more than fifty families every single day!"

First-time homebuyers are the majority of the customers helped by NeighborWorks, and these homebuyers often benefit from down payment assistance, an important type of financing that helps low wealth consumers safely and securely achieve homeownership. NeighborWorks encourages more consumers to seek a nonprofit housing organization early in the home buying process, a resource that many consumers overlook or believe isn't for them.process of finding and purchasing a home. We will provide resources and be with you every step of the way.

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Contact us

19 Main Street

Canton, NY 13617

 

Phone: 315-386-8576

Fax: 315-386-1564

info@nocohousing.org

It is the vision of the St. Lawrence County Housing Council, Inc. that every resident of St. Lawrence County should have access to decent and affordable housing in vital and vibrant communities.

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