Housing Authority's (DHA) Homeownership Program, a HUD Approved Counseling
Agency and the Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) Program provides financial fitness
education, case management, and financial benefits. DHA's staff
provides financial assessments to determine what barriers a person faces on
their journey to financial independence.|
Credit management is a significant goal for most
people who are trying to buy a home. As a Home Ownership Program participant,
DHA staff will pull your credit report from all three credit bureaus, including
credit scores, free of charge and provide credit counseling to ensure you
understand how to read your credit report, improve your credit score and confirm
correct information is reported on your credit report.
reducing debts, and saving money are major tasks for anyone who is working
towards financial fitness. Homeownership and FSS staff provide money management
counseling to assist participants in developing an action plan to address these
Matching Savings Account
offers a Matching Savings Account for DHA Residents enrolled in the
Homeownership Program. For every dollar that a participant saves, (up to $1,500
total), DHA will match when the participant buys a house, (if the rules of the
MSA Program are followed).
Development Accounts (IDA). The Mile High United Way offers the
Individual Development Account (IDA) for homeownership, post-secondary
education, and starting a business. IDAs offer a 4:1 match on up to $1000. There
are income restrictions to open this account.
Plus classes are offered to all DHA residents. These classes cover a variety of
topics including real estate, self sufficiency, employment, and more.
Participants receive $20.00 coupons towards their home purchase for every class
that they attend. Incentive Plus coupons can be redeemed only at the time of
closing with approval of DHA’s Homeownership Program.
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