We see clients every day who are strapped for cash because of their hospital bills, and we are always surprised when they say they haven’t applied for financial assistance for those bills.
For many months, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has been uncertain of if they were backing mortgages for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients or not.
What exactly is the “affordable housing crisis” cited in the news? In one sentence, there is a mismatch between what working-class families make and the cost of housing available to them.
Today, we will focus on the lack of affordable rental housing and how HOPE and others are seeking to address it.
Looking for an easy way to give back to HOPE of Evansville? You’re in luck! You can do good, with food! This Wednesday, May 15th, join us and Dine Out for HOPE.
I went to last month’s Fair Shot. Here’s why you should go, too.
Not many people know how to get $12,400 in Down Payment Assistance this year, but we do.
For Those Of Us Who Don’t Have The Time Or The Money For It.
Like most Americans, I was raised on the dream of my own house. Then, in 2008, I witnessed as this dream fell apart for thousands.
Where to find free information – you know “free information” is my jam – about how to do your DIY project in your home.
We often get questions about what exactly counts as “qualified purchases”. To help clarify, here is a little bit more about the program’s guidelines.
Individual Development Accounts (IDA) are back for 2019! IDAs are savings accounts that the state of Indiana can match for income-qualified individuals towards the purchase of assets.
Teaching your kids how to save money is one of the most valuable life lessons you can teach – but how do we teach them to save before they have an income?
Our last blog gave a high-level overview of what credit is and how it impacts our lives. In today’s post, we will help you learn some “Do’s and Don’ts” to a good credit score.
Credit scores are one of those things that can really impact your life. Beyond the obvious applications such as applying for a loan, it is common for landlords and even employers to request to see your credit history.
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.