Related Housing Links

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

HUD approves housing counseling agencies throughout the country, like us, to provide advice on buying a home, preventing foreclosure, and managing credit issues.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)Owning a Home

The CFPB offers resources for the homebuying process, including preparing to shop, exploring loan choices, comparing loan offers, and preparing to close.

Federal Trade Commission—Homes & Mortgages

Federal Trade Commission’s website with information and resources on mortgage scams, home loans, and home improvement.

U.S. Department of Justice—Housing and Civil Enforcement

Information on the housing and credit antidiscrimination laws that protect you as a consumer.

HUD Affordable Apartment Search

Find low rent apartments for seniors, people with disabilities, as well as for families and individuals. Income limit applies.

National Council on Aging—Home Equity & Reverse Mortgages

Information to help you make informed choices about accessing the equity in your home, including a quick check tool that suggests solutions that may work for you and a consumer booklet about reverse mortgages.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)—Reverse Mortgages

Information from the CFPB about navigating financial choices as you age; they also responds to questions about reverse mortgages here.

Mortgage Help Resource Center

Freddie Mac’s resource center that includes information on working with your lender, who to contact for help, and how to avoid fraud.

Regional Resources


Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)

DHCD provides a variety of services to individuals and organizations, including home buyer assistance programs and rental housing programs.


Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA)

DSHA’s website offers a host of information about affordable housing in Delaware whether you are looking to rent or buy.