Homebuyer Education To Support Your Home Buying Journey

There are a lot of things to consider when you’re purchasing a home. It can be overwhelming. NID is here to help!

Our HUD-approved counselors and homebuyer education program will help you every step of the way so you can achieve your dreams. Counseling is free!


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How the Process Works

Our pre-purchase/homebuyer education includes one-on-one and group counseling in:

  • Evaluating mortgagor readiness
  • Fair housing education
  • Budgeting for mortgage payment
  • Finding alternative sources of credit
  • Money management
  • Identifying and avoiding predatory lending practices and
  • Learning how to purchase a home using the Section 8 Homeownership Voucher Program


Who is NID Housing?

NID is the largest African-American HUD-approved National Intermediary of Housing Counseling and Education in the country.  Our decades of experience in low-to-moderate income communities, particularly African-American and communities of color, has instilled a zeal and conscientiousness in our counselors and executive staff.  Our network knows how to advocate for you, while being sensitive to cultural and personal differences.

NID is a leader among HUD-approved counseling agencies in providing client services, shaping housing policy, and knowing what our communities need when it comes to housing and wealth building.  Take a look out “Our History” page (embedded link) and “Media Center” (embedded link) for more information about who we are.

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