Home HeadQuarters is a not-for-profit organization committed to creating housing and related opportunities that improve the lives of underserved Central and Upstate New York people and revitalize the communities in which they live. Established in 1996, Home HeadQuarters offers Nationally-certified Homebuyer Education for first time homebuyers, financial and homeownership counseling, Foreclosure Prevention and real estate planning and development. Home HeadQuarters is also one of the largest regional providers of affordable home and energy improvement loans and grants to area homeowners.
Home HeadQuarters is a chartered member of NeighborWorks® America, a congressionally-chartered nonprofit organization dedicated to revitalizing communities through promoting homeownership and improvements. Among the initiatives sponsored by NeighborWorks® America is the founding of the NeighborWorks® Network, a national consortium of independently operated nonprofit organizations dedicated to housing and neighborhood revitalization issues. Home HeadQuarters is a certified NeighborWorks® HomeOwnership Center.
Designed to serve individuals of all income levels in Onondaga County, the Home HeadQuarters NeighborWorks® HomeOwnership Center is a place where people can get all of the information they need in a friendly, professional and supportive manner. Our goals are to provide education on all elements of the home-buying process, introduce prospective homebuyers to affordable homes (including some with subsidies), and to introduce people to various community-based organizations, banks, realtors, and others who can assist them in their efforts to buy a home. Home HeadQuarters is a HUD-certified Housing Counseling Agency.
Home HeadQuarters, Inc., is also a member of the Enterprise Foundation
Network. This national intermediary provides technical assistance,
operating capital, training and program capital to support independent
organizations participating in their network. This affiliation is
invaluable to the ability of Home HeadQuarters to identify additional
resources for programs and administration.
Home HeadQuarters is also approved as a Community Development Financial Institution
(CDFI) by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. This enables the organization to apply
for CDFI Fund capital grants, which to date has resulted in $1.5 million in capital grants.