Home Ownership & Finances: Organizations
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The following organizations provide outstanding housing programs, activities, or information. We are collecting information on local organizations engaged in housing activities and/or issues. If you would like your organization featured, please send us your information.
Provides financial products and services that make it possible for low, moderate, and middle-income families to buy homes of their own.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Preserves and promotes public confidence in the U.S. financial system by insuring deposits in banks and thrift institutions; by identifying, monitoring and addressing risks to the deposit insurance funds; and by limiting the effect on the economy and the financial system when a bank or thrift institution fails. Its website offers brochures and information for the public to become informed banking consumers. (Some materials in Spanish)
Its mission is to stabilize the nation's mortgage markets and expand opportunities for homeownership and affordable rental housing.
National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP)
Seeks to increase the Hispanic homeownership rate by empowering the real estate professionals that serve Hispanic consumers. Its website offers information and tools in Spanish and English.
National Council of La Raza
Provides in-depth research on Hispanic housing status. Has helped guarantee the organization an influential voice on housing legislation – fighting mortgage and insurance redlining working to ensure that federal housing programs serve Hispanics.
National Housing Conference
The National Housing Conference is a coalition of housing leaders from the private and public sectors that believes that every American, regardless of income, should have the opportunity to live in a suitable neighborhood.