The Centre for HomeOwnership & Economic Development Corporation is a 501 (C) (3) Not-for-Profit Economic Development Corporation and HUD approved Housing Counseling Agency. Our purpose is to provide housing counseling, homebuyer education, financial wealth building, and economic development. Our mission is to enrich, educate and empower individuals to maximize their core values that will assist in creating homeownership opportunities and aggressively address community development.
Established in 2004, we have changed thousands of lives through guidance and long term support. We offer Affordable Housing, Green Energy Conservation, Housing Rehab Services and Small Business Technical Training.
We connect our clients with supportive community networks, resources and opportunities to ease obstacles interfering with their success. Through referrals, direct service and outside agency coordination, our clients will gain access, information and support to address specific needs and gain self-sufficiency. We connect clients to community and government agencies, health care providers and other partner organizations to address their immediate and/or long term needs and goals. Clients gain enhanced knowledge in order to increase their network of support.
Pre-purchase counseling covers areas such as the importance of budgeting, the steps to improving your credit, how to choose the right mortgage and how to receive down payment assistance through our homebuyer’s club.
Don’t panic if your home is underwater! FREE counseling services to homeowners who are in danger of losing their homes through foreclosure. Talk to one of our certified housing counselors to see if you qualify for one of the many programs available through the NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund.
The CHOEDC works to promote healthy communities in North Carolina. We believe in the power of locally driven initiatives as vehicles for transformation, working with community groups to assess the challenges and opportunities they face, and formulate strategies for change.
We offer support services that will assist families and individuals to function as committed and productive members of the community, capable of stabilizing and maintaining their neighborhood(s). We also strive to improve the quality of life through providing consumer education and expanding economic opportunity.