California Homebuyer Assistance

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California Homebuyer Assistance can help you. Are you a first time home buyer in California? Do you have a limited income and fear you will never be able to own a home? Don’t give up just yet. California offers many assistance programs to low income and first time buyers. Below are resources you can use to educate yourself on all the different programs and services available for new home buyers.

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Orange County

2450 E. Lincoln Inside EDD Building
Anaheim, CA 92806

Phone: 714-547-2227
Toll-free: 866-784-2227
Fax: 714-245-1690

E-mail: cccsoc@cccsoc.org
Website: www.cccsoc.org

Services Available:

  • Financial Management/Budget Counseling
  • Financial, Budgeting and Credit Repair Workshops
  • Home Improvement and Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counseling
  • Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops
  • Pre-purchase Counseling
  • Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops
  • Rental Housing Counseling
  • Rental Housing Workshops
  • Resolving/Preventing Mortgage Delinquency Workshops
  • Services for Homeless Counseling

Additional Counseling Providers

Find additional counseling providers at: http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/hcs.cfm?webListAction=search&searchstate=CA

California Finance Housing Agency (CalFHA)

Great information about qualification requirements, tips for getting prepared and county guidelines.

Get specific information about your new homebuyer options in California at: http://www.calhfa.ca.gov/homebuyer/borrower.htm

NeighborWorks – Orange County Community Development

Established in 1977, NeighborWorks Orange County (formerly known as Neighborhood Housing Services of Orange County) strengthens communities and enhances the quality of life for working families by expanding housing opportunities, promoting sound financial management and encouraging civic engagement.

NeighborWorks Orange County has also enjoyed remarkable success in turning marginal neighborhoods into attractive, desirable and affordable places to live by developing and preserving quality residential housing.

Learn more: http://www.nwoc.org/