Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County is a HUD-approved housing counseling agency!
We provide FREE one-on-one housing counseling and guidance to Central Floridians who want to purchase a home or maintain their home (a small fee for a credit report may apply).
We also provide a First-time Homebuyer Workshop, a FREE HUD-approved 8-hour certificate class for those who are ready to take the first step toward homeownership.
Learn more about our services below!
ONE-ON-ONE HOUSING COUNSELING
Our Housing Counseling program provides counseling to consumers on seeking, financing, maintaining, or owning a home. Our HUD-certified Housing Advisors can provide you with one-on-one housing counseling and guidance to help you achieve your goals. This guidance is based on your need, plus your current and future financial capability.
Our Housing Advisors can assist you with:
- Pre-purchase/Homebuying Counseling (for Habitat’s Homeownership Program or a traditional mortgage)
- Financial Management/Budget Counseling
- Foreclosure Intervention and Prevention
- Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops
- And more!
Watch this short video to learn more about your journey to homeownership:
HOW TO GET STARTED WITH HOUSING COUNSELING
Tell us a little about yourself and the services you’re interested in by filling out a short form.
COMPLETE INTAKE PACKET
Within a few days, we’ll email you a packet to fill out. You’ll submit it along with some documents.
MAKE AN APPOINTMENT
After you submit your information, we’ll reach out to book your counseling appointment.
ATTEND YOUR FIRST COUNSELING SESSION
Sit down with one of our HUD-certified housing counselors to make a plan. You’re on your way to achieving your housing goals!
Sign up for counseling
Tell us more about yourself so we can get you scheduled with one of our certified HUD Housing Counselors.
Questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 407-648-4567 (press option 2).
FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER WORKSHOP
Ready to take your first step into homeownership? Join us for a FREE First-time Homebuyer Workshop (FTHBW) where you will learn what it takes to become homebuyer ready!
During this HUD-approved, 8-hour certificate class, you will learn about:
- Financial readiness
- Shopping for lenders and mortgages
- Down-payment assistance programs
- Working with realtors
- Homeowners’ insurance
- Home maintenance & inspection
- What a home title is
- How to apply for homestead exemption
- Fair housing
- and much more!
This interactive workshop allows you to engage and ask questions.