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Mi Casa Housing Program

How the Mi Casa Housing Program Helps Our Hispanic Community

The Mi Casa Housing Program is HUD-Certified and an affiliate of UnidosUS (Formerly NCLR). Mi Casa Housing provides both English- and Spanish-speaking individuals with comprehensive, bilingual housing and financial literacy services, including:

  • First-Time Homebuyer’s Education
  • Pre-Purchase Counseling
  • Tenant/Rental Counseling
  • Mortgage Delinquency/Foreclosure Prevention Counseling
  • Individual Financial Counseling
  • Credit Score Improvement Counseling
  • Budgeting and Saving Counseling
  • Consumer Protection Information

First-Time Homebuyer Workshops

Low-income clients who are looking to buy a house for the first time are referred to our bilingual First-Time Homebuyer Workshops. These workshops are 6-8 hours, as per HUD guidelines, and take place 1-2 times per month. During the workshops, clients learn about the process of buying a home, including topics such as:

  • The pros and cons of becoming a homeowner
  • Understanding credit and managing money
  • Lenders and mortgages - how to avoid predatory lending
  • Realtors - shopping for a home
  • Home inspections
  • Homeowner’s insurance and protecting your investment
  • Lead safety
  • Home maintenance

Upcoming 2023 Homebuyer Workshops

  • October 14, 2023
  • November 11, 2023
  • December 9, 2023

Register for the Mi Casa Program Today!

Call 216-961-2100 and dial extension #338 to reach Frances Cintron, our Mi Casa Housing Program Coordinator. You can also email Frances directly at francesc@spanishamerican.org.