West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 16, 2009
Hundreds of thousands of American families will have a greater opportunity to find housing or keep the homes they have because of $60 million in housing counseling and counseling training grants announced on Wednesday, October 14th by U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan.
Housing counseling grants will assist families in becoming first-time homeowners and remaining homeowners after their purchase. HUD-approved counseling agencies not only provide homeownership counseling, but also offer financial literacy training to renters and homeless individuals and families. Supplemental funding provided for Reverse Mortgage Counseling will assist Seniors to remain living in their homes. Loan Document Review is offered to combat predatory lending.
Credit Card Management Services, Inc., dba Debthelper.com, a non-profit agency dedicated to its mission of providing compassionate and professional housing counseling and education services, has been awarded a total of $77,724 in HUD grant money.
- $42,724 - Comprehensive Counseling
- $30,000 - HECM (Reverse Mortgage) Counseling
- $5,000 - Loan Document Review Counseling
During Fiscal Year 2007-2008, Debthelper.com provided 17,562 clients with one-on-one counseling and 1,268 clients in group counseling sessions. Debthelper.com housing counseling program consists of pre-purchase, homebuyer education, delinquency/default, reverse mortgage (HECM), post-purchase and fair housing counseling.
Debthelper.com is an organization that provides housing counseling services to help people become or remain homeowners. As a grant recipient Debthelper.com also helps homebuyers and homeowners realistically evaluate their readiness for a home purchase, understand their financing and down payment options, and navigate what can be an extremely confusing and difficult process.
Debthelper.com counselors are certified by either NeighborWorks America, the Center of Financial Certification (CFC) and/or are Exam-Qualified in the HUD-HECM Network.
Credit Card Management Services, Inc. Dba Debthelper.com is A+ rated with the Southeast Florida Better Business Bureau. We adhere to the organization's high standards of ethical business behavior.
Paul Donohue, Jr., President
Credit Card Management Services, Inc. Dba Debthelper.com
Community (at) debthelper (dot) com
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