Homeownership Counseling and Foreclosure Prevention

Homeownership Counseling and Foreclosure Prevention provides comprehensive housing counseling for first time homebuyers and individuals facing foreclosure. Debt reduction counseling and monthly workshops that are required prior to purchasing a home are provided as well as grant/loan application assistance. Our First-Time Homebuyer Workshop helps qualified low and moderate income residents in Broward County realize the dream of homeownership.

  • First Time Homebuyer Workshop (FTHW) is an 8 hour course held on the 2nd Saturday of each month.  FTHW provides information on the steps to homeownership including budgeting & credit, predatory lending, the lending process, searching and maintaining the home. Visit the Urban League's event calendar here to register. 
  • Foreclosure Prevention & Loan Modification -  works with the Freddie Mac Help Center to help homeowners who are facing mortgage foreclosure. Discuss your situation with one of our HUD-approved counselors.  It’s FREE and it’s confidential. Learn more or  make an appointment to meet with one of our counselors today!

Individual Development Account Program

Individual Development Account (I.D.A.) Program is designed to increase knowledge and wealth in the low-income community by providing a 2:1 match savings program that will allow you to either purchase your first home, continue post-secondary education or establish a small business. Quarterly financial literacy workshops are held to encourage good budgeting and savings techniques. To learn more about IDA, register to attend an upcoming IDA Orientation here.

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)*

The program is designed to move homeless veterans in crisis to a stable housing environment. Primary services include case management, resource identification and referral and stable housing placement. Do you or a loved one need assistance with housing? Contact an SSVF Coordinator today!  

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Urban League of Broward County

560 NW 27th Avenue             P: (954) 584-0777
Fort Lauderdale FL. 33311