Homeownership Services

NHSNYC offers accessible, affordable, and tailored education programs and counseling services that enable low- and moderate-income individuals and families to successfully buy and maintain their homes in New York City.

NHSNYC is a federally certified Community Development Financial Institution, is approved as a Housing Counseling Agency by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and is a chartered member of NeighborWorks® America.

Pre-Purchase Education and Counseling

Financial Education and Coaching

Foreclosure Prevention

HPD HomeFirst Downpayment and Closing Cost Assistance Program

Many New Yorkers want to purchase a home but have difficulty saving enough money to make the downpayment. NHSNYC administers the New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development’s HomeFirst Downpayment Assistance Program which provides qualified homebuyers with up to $100,000 in downpayment and closing costs assistance.