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TitleTopicAudienceDescription
1st Choice Credit UnionAffordable Mortgage Options, Credit Repair - Counseling, Educational & Counseling, Financial Management Counseling, Homebuyer WorkshopsCommunity Groups, Homebuyer

1st Choice Credit Union is a HUD approved intermediary Home Counseling Agency committed to increasing homeownership, creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income individuals/families; particularly among minorities.

ABI Affordable Housing Working Group Final ReportHousing Research & PoliciesCommunity Groups, Developer, Investor or Philanthropist

Creating and preserving affordable housing through robust public/private collaboration.

Atlanta HousingDownpayment Assistance, Educational & CounselingCommunity Groups, Developer, Homebuyer, Renter, Seniors

Homeownership Assistance Program: this program offers homebuyer education and down payment assistance.

Center for Pan Asian Community Services (CPACS)Educational & Counseling, Foreclosure PreventionCommunity Groups, Homebuyer, Homeowner, Renter

CPACS’s Housing Counseling Department provides housing counseling, education, information and referrals to stabilize neighborhoods, communities and families and prevent homelessness. We also provide educational classes for homebuyers and foreclosure prevention clients.

City of Atlanta Inclusionary Zoning Fact SheetAffordable Housing PlansCommunity Groups, Developer

The IZ Fact Sheet provides developers with information about Inclusionary Zoning ordinances aimed at improve housing opportunities for working individuals and families.

ClearPoint Counseling SolutionsCredit Repair - Counseling, Educational & Counseling, Financial Management Counseling, Foreclosure Prevention, Homebuyer WorkshopsHomebuyer, Homeowner, Seniors

Clearpoint helps people with a variety of housing goals and needs. For some clients, keeping their home and avoiding foreclosure is a challenge, but Clearpoint’s foreclosure prevention counseling helps identify programs that help people keep their homes. First-time home buyers can benefit from Clearpoint’s pre-purchase counseling and Essentials for Buying your First Home program.

Committed to CommunitiesEducational & Counseling, Financial Management Counseling, Homebuyer Workshops, Mortgage Counseling and EducationCommunity Groups, Homebuyer

From all day Home Buyer workshops to preparatory Financial Workshops, to brief Home Buying Info sessions and Down Payment Assistance info sessions – we’ve got you covered.

D & E GroupCredit Repair - Counseling, Educational & Counseling, Financial Management CounselingHomebuyer, Homeowner, Seniors

Homebuyer Readiness and Homeownership Education.

Fannie Mae and Community Land TrustsHousing Research & PoliciesMortgage Provider

This document is an overview for lenders.

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Selling GuideMortgage Provider

This document contains information concerning mortgage loans secured by a leasehold estate on property owned by a community land trust. View Chapter 5202 for Credit Assessment for Manually Underwritten Mortgages.

Georgia Department of Community AffairsAffordable Mortgage Options, Educational & CounselingDeveloper, Homebuyer, Mortgage Provider

Georgia Dream Program: this program offers affordable mortgages for eligible home buyers.

Grounded Solutions NetworkAffordable Housing Plans, Community Land TrustsCommunity Groups, Developer, Homebuyer, Homeowner, Investor or Philanthropist, Mortgage Provider, Renter, Seniors, Vendors

Grounded Solutions Network supports strong communities from the ground up. We work nationally, connecting local experts with the networks, knowledge, and support they need. We help promote housing solutions that will stay affordable for generations.

HomeFree USAEducational & Counseling, Financial Management Counseling, Foreclosure PreventionHomebuyer, Homeowner

HomeFree-USA is a leading HUD-approved homeownership development, foreclosure intervention and financial coaching organization. We improve the financial position and enrich the lives of everyday people through homeownership and improved financial capability.

HouseProud AtlantaHome Rehabilitation AssistanceCommunity Groups, Homeowner, Seniors

HouseProud Atlanta makes home repairs on limited basis for seniors, veterans, and disabled persons with limited incomes.

Housing Authority of Fulton CountyPublic Housing ProgramsCommunity Groups, Renter, Seniors

The Housing Authority of Fulton County offers a wide array of services, housing, training and financial assistance to qualified residents of unincorporated Fulton County.

How Community Land Trusts WorkCommunity Land TrustsCommunity Groups, Developer, Homebuyer, Homeowner, Investor or Philanthropist, Mortgage Provider, Renter, Seniors, Vendors

How do they work and why do they matter? This infographic by Democracy Collaborative highlights the mechanism behind the community land trust.

Income Qualification CriteriaHUD Income QualificationHomebuyer

Income qualification as defined by Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Invest AtlantaAffordable Mortgage Options, Downpayment Assistance, Educational & Counseling, Home Rehabilitation AssistanceCommunity Groups, Homebuyer, Homeowner, Mortgage Provider

Homebuyer and down payment assistance programs.

Metro Fair Housing ServicesHousing Discrimination, Mortgage Counseling and EducationCommunity Groups, Developer, Homebuyer, Homeowner

A private, not-for-profit, fair housing organization whose primary purpose is to prevent housing discrimination in the metropolitan Atlanta area and throughout the state of Georgia. If you suspect housing discrimination contact us.

National Investment Division (NID) Housing Counseling AgencyAffordable Mortgage Options, Educational & Counseling, Financial Management Counseling, Foreclosure Prevention, Mortgage Counseling and EducationHomebuyer, Homeowner, Mortgage Provider, Renter, Seniors

NID Housing is a HUD-Approved Intermediary with branches across the United States, helping home buyers across the nation to become mortgage ready for over 30 years.

Operation HOPEEducational & Counseling, Financial Management CounselingHomebuyer, Homeowner

Operation HOPE is committed to helping people in underserved neighborhoods become homeowners and community stakeholders. Our financial wellbeing coaches support clients on the journey to homeownership, helping them get the funding they need to own a home without resorting to sub-prime loans.

Out Performing the Market: Delinquency and Foreclosure Rates in Community Land TrustsHousing Research & PoliciesCommunity Groups, Developer, Investor or Philanthropist

This study examines the rates of delinquencies and foreclosure filings in mortgages that were held by households who owned homes in Community Land Trusts.

Outperforming the Market Low Rates of Foreclosure in U.S. Community Land TrustsHousing Research & PoliciesCommunity Groups, Developer, Investor or Philanthropist, Mortgage Provider

Emily Thaden, Ph.D., Research & Policy Development National CLT Network presentation on how homeowners in community land trusts experienced lower rates of foreclosure.

Rental Housing Affordability in the Southeast: Data from the Sixth DistrictHousing Research & PoliciesCommunity Groups, Developer, Investor or Philanthropist

In this paper, the authors provide a regional snapshot of housing affordability and the availability of affordable rental housing units at several scales for the Atlanta Fed’s District.

Resources for Residents and Communities (RRC)Educational & Counseling, Financial Management Counseling, Home Rehabilitation Assistance, Homebuyer WorkshopsCommunity Groups, Homebuyer, Homeowner

RRC creates sustainable communities through knowledge sharing, community building, housing and economic opportunities with residents at the center of our efforts.

RFQ: Development of 1091 Tucker Avenue, SW AtlantaRFPsDeveloper

Request for Qualifications Issued: November 1, 2018
Pre-Qualification Conference: November 16, 2018

Submission Deadline: January 11, 2019

The Atlanta Land Trust (“ALT”) is seeking expressions of interest and qualifications (“Qualification Statements”) from firms (“Firms”) capable of developing a (+/-) 1.8-acre site located at 1091 Tucker Avenue in Oakland City (the “Project”).

SUMMECH CDCDownpayment Assistance, Educational & Counseling, Financial Management Counseling, Foreclosure Prevention, Homebuyer Workshops, Rental PropertiesHomebuyer, Renter

SUMMECH Community Development Corporation (SCDC), as a HUD-approved Comprehensive Housing Counseling Agency, assists families and individuals realize and attain their dream of homeownership. Homeowner Assistance programs, Rental and Housing assistance.

The Case for Affordable HousingHousing Research & PoliciesCommunity Groups, Developer, Mortgage Provider

Read about the benefits of providing affordable housing in communities and how it makes neighborhoods stronger.

The Center for Working Families, Inc.Credit Repair - Counseling, Educational & Counseling, Financial Management CounselingHomebuyer, Homeowner, Renter, Seniors

Pathway coaches assist participant with asset building by having individual and group Financial Literacy counseling. Counseling Includes Money Management, Budget Development, Credit Education,Saving Tools, Legacy Planning and more.

The Homeowners Employment CorporationCredit Repair - Counseling, Educational & Counseling, Financial Management Counseling, Foreclosure PreventionHomebuyer, Homeowner, Seniors

A home retention company. Providing pre-purchase, foreclosure assistance, post-purchase counseling and more.

Urban League of Greater AtlantaEducational & Counseling, Financial Management Counseling, Foreclosure Prevention, Homebuyer Workshops, Mortgage Counseling and Education

The Urban League of Greater Atlanta’s Housing and Community Development Program is an approved counseling agency of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The program provides several types of housing counseling services to the general public.

You Don’t Have to Live HereHousing Research & PoliciesCommunity Groups, Developer, Investor or Philanthropist

Report on why housing messages are backfiring and 10 things we can do about It.