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You can use the following tools to inform and educate both citizens and immigrants in your communities about housing.

Affordable Housing Clearinghouse
The clearinghouse is a listing of the National Housing Conference's member web sites organized by issue and by function. Also included are links to several government and other housing related web sites.

Buying and Owning a Home
Information on Freddie Mac's programs and initiatives designed to increase minority homeownership.  Offers resources in Spanish and a program for observant Muslim Americans who are forbidden by religious law to pay interest.

Freddie Mac’s guide to understanding, building & maintaining good credit.

This new section in Fannie Mae's website provides tools, and resources including downloadable, easy-to-read files of Fannie Mae brochures, enhanced search tools to locate Fannie Mae-approved lenders, and a new streamlined way to review mortgage solutions.

HomeSteps is the second largest owner/seller of single family real estate in America. It is a service brand of Freddie Mac, and a free-of-charge service available to homebuyers and real estate professionals.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Provides many tools and information to buy, sell and rent.

Your Route to Homeownership
An award-winning guide that takes prospective homeowners through the steps buying a home.

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