PCDC is proud to join the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) housing counseling network as a PHFA approved Homeownership Counseling Agency. With this partnership, more support and resources are provided to us so we can better serve our clients.
The PHFA works to provide affordable homeownership and rental options, promotes economic development across the state, and offers homebuyer counseling and education online and through approved counseling agencies, such as PCDC.
PCDC’s HUD-certified Housing Counseling Program provides a variety of free housing counseling services to homebuyers, homeowners, and low-to moderate income renters.
PCDC Housing Counseling Mission Statement:
Provide counselor-to-client assistance that addresses unique financial and housing issues, as well as focus on overcoming specific obstacles to achieving housing goals such as:
- Repairing credit
- Addressing a rental dispute
- Purchasing a home
- Locating cash for a down payment
- Critical housing topics, such as predatory lending practices, fair lending, and fair housing requirements
- Finding accessible housing for persons with disabilities
- Avoiding foreclosure
- Resolving a financial crisis
PCDC Homebuyer Education classes are available monthly. The workshops cover key topics from budget, credit, saving, responsibilities of being a homeowner, and predatory lending. After completion of this course plus a two hour PCDC one-on-one counseling, you will receive a Homeownership Education Certificate, which will entitle you to apply for a down payment and/or closing cost assistance program. Sign Up Today!
Upcoming Homebuyer Education class schedule at PCDC Office 301-05 N 9th St:
- October 23, Monday, @ 3 – 7 PM
- November 21, Tuesday, @ 3 – 7 PM
- December 20, Wednesday, @ 3 – 7 PM
If you are interested in attending one of these workshops, please call PCDC Wendy Lee 215-922-6156 to sign up.