The Promise Zone and HOPE of Evansville in partnership with Fifth Third Bank, Old National Bank, Junior Achievement, and United Way are collaborating to bring free financial education classes to Evansville.
Last week we shared an article from USA today about the disparity between white, black, and Hispanic home owners in America. This raised a question for us: does this disparity exist in our hometown?
If you are reading this blog, you probably know that HOPE of Evansville is a HUD-certified Housing Counseling Agency. What you may or may not know is what that means.
I keep seeing this advertisement that says, “One easy little-known trick to pay off your mortgage 15 years sooner,” and its just clickbait. The truth is, the only way to pay your mortgage off sooner is to pay more each month. But what difference can it make? We have the answers.
HOPE of Evansville’s homebuyer assistance program offers down payment assistance match to qualified borrowers who wish to purchase a home of their choice within the Evansville city limits.
Have $1,000? You could own a new home with that. Ready to buy a home? We have Individual Development Accounts that can help you achieve the American dream.
Melinda lost her husband suddenly and the threat of foreclosure came quick. Along with the loss of her husband came the sudden loss in 60% of their household income, and she had two children to care for. HOPE was able to save their home, here’s how.
When looking to purchase your first home, things may seem overwhelming. You probably have a lot of questions.
We’re reaching out and inviting you in. Come to Get Right with My Mortgage on December 15 to see if you qualify for assistance. We want to bring you current on your mortgage before the end of 2018. Think we can do it?
HOPE of Evansville announced this month it was awarded $1.2 million in low-income housing tax credits from the Indiana Housing Community Development Authority (IHCDA).
The 4-to-1 match savings plan for the purchase of an asset is back. What is on your list?
Dr. Bill Thomas sparked the interest of HOPE when we heard of his innovative partnership with USI changing aging and housing in the community. This pilot project, MAGIC, creates a Multi-Ability, Multi-Generational, Inclusive Community(MAGIC) housing model for both students and older adults.
With the first week of fall over and temperatures remaining below 75 degrees, it’s time to be honest. Summer 2018 is officially behind us. It’s time to start preparing for the change in season.
There is a reason it’s called the American Dream. Home ownership represents stability, independence and freedom. It’s a way for everyone to invest in the community they love, and it’s an important part of any thriving city.
We talk about the need to build affordable housing a lot, but why? We thought we’d give you an in-depth view into Evansville’s housing stock.
A picture is worth a thousand words, an infographic is worth so much more.
With the number of social welfare systems available, one has to wonder – how do people still keep falling into poverty?
Studies have shown that those who grow up in affordable housing have a higher income over time. But what will it do for us today? For those of you worried about the impact of affordable housing on our tax dollars, look at these numbers.
Have a Holiday Savings Plan That Starts NOW! Putting off your bills or putting gifts on a credit card aren’t the best decisions. Instead of letting the holidays stress you out, why not start preparing for them now?
When you’re experiencing a financial difficulty, you’re an easy target. Scammers are out there, and unfortunately, they know how to target you.