OPNC recently provided a grant to Neighborhood Housing Services of LA County to help low and moderate income families with mortgage counseling and financial literacy education. The purpose of our grant is to provide them this education to help keep our neighbors in their homes. If you are interested in seeking help, you can find the NHS class list and contact them for financial counseling at Counseling@nhslacounty.org or by telephone at (213) 381-2862.
NHS works to place families on the path to financial stability, teach important financial skills, and counsel underserved individuals towards their goals. By enhancing the financial knowledge and skills of families, NHS stabilizes diverse communities and helps families and individuals begin to work towards long-term financial prosperity.
The Financial Education and Counseling program consists of a series of classes, clinics, workshops and one-on-one counseling sessions specifically designed to provide families with the resources and tools required for them to become and remain informed homeowners. NHS Financial Education and Counseling provides information on the entire process of homeownership including:
- Assessing Readiness to Buy
- Managing Your Money
- Understanding Credit
- Obtaining a Mortgage Loan
- Shopping for A Home
- Protecting Your Investment
All sessions are offered in English and Spanish.