Foreclosure Prevention Programs & Financial Resources

Numerous organizations offer various types of assistance and counseling for those under financial burdens. Please see below for resources on foreclosure prevention and more.

 

Northwest Indiana Reinvestment Alliance

Pre and post homeownership counseling, foreclosure mitigation counseling, financial literacy & small business development

More information available here or call 219.931.9300

 

Housing Opportunities

Pre-purchase education/counseling, reverse mortgage, post-purchase education, various foreclosure prevention plans

More information available here or call 219.548.2800

 

Crisis Center Inc.

Strengthening communities and empowering families with emphasis on children in need of shelter, safety and support. 

More information available here or call 219.938.7070

 

North Central Indiana Rural Crisis Center - Rensselaer, IN

Helping to end domestic violence in Jasper, Newton, and Pulaski counties by providing temporary shelter and services to victims and children of domestic violence and/or sexual assault.

More information available here or call 800.933.0374

 

Sojourner Truth House

STH serves homeless and at-risk women and their children and underserved members of the community through three streams of service.

More information available here or call 219.885.2282

 

Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana

Building on donated land, with donated funds and constructed with volunteer labor, our mission is to provide affordable housing opportunities to those in need.

More information available here or call 219.923.7265

 

The Fuller Center for Housing - Jasper County

Building on donated land, with donated funds and constructed with volunteer labor, our mission is to provide affordable housing opportunities to those in need. (In Jasper County, IN)

More information available here or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Rebuilding Together - Portage

Bringing volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of homeowners in need

More information available here or call 219.318.6167

 

Indiana Foreclosure Network

Mortgage payment assistance, mortgage modification assistance & transition assistance

More information available here or call 1.877.GET.HOPE

 

 

Additional Resources:

Indiana 211 Partnership - Call 2-1-1

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Making Homes Affordable through Dept. of Treasurery & Housing & Urban Development

 

This information is provided for informational purposes. Please refer to the organization, municipality, etc. for further explanantion, requirements and application processes. 

 

Down Payment Assistance Programs

A multitude of down payment assistance programs are available at the local, state and national level. Read below for a list of programs currently being offer. Many of these entities not only offer down payment assistance monies, but renovation and rehabilitation dollars as well. The dream of home ownership may be more attainable than you thought by utilizing creative financing and assistance. 

 

Federal Programs:

United States Department of Agriculture

Various programs available for potential homeowners in rural communities

More information available here | 202.690.1533

 

United States Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

-Good Neighbor Next Door Program

-Public Housing Homeownership Programs

-Homeownership Vouchers

More information available here | 202.708.1122

State Programs:

-Mortgage Credit Certificate

-Next Home

-Next Home with MCC

More information available here | 317.232.7777

Lake County Programs:

Homebuyers Assistance Program

More information available at here | 219.755.3225

East Chicago:

-Down payment assistance available for existing homes and new construction

-Additional funds available for city employees

-Income requirements may apply

-Requires completion of home buyer workshop

More information available here or call 219.391.8513

Hammond:

-Homebound Program

More information available here or call 219.853.6371

Gary:

More information available here or call 219.881.5075

 

This information is provided for informational purposes. Please refer to the organization, municipality, etc. for further explanantion, requirements and application processes.