MEDA’s Homeownership program provides one-on-one counseling sessions and group workshop curriculum in both Spanish and English. We offer homeownership related services including financial education, credit counseling, information on down payment and closing costs assistance programs, affordable housing options, and foreclosure intervention counseling. Homeowners also learn how to protect themselves from predatory lenders and counselors conduct loan document reviews. MEDA is a HUD Approved Housing Counseling agency and a member of the local collaborative known as Homeownership SF, which strongly advocates and supports affordable housing.
BECOME A HOMEOWNER
The Homeownership Program at MEDA provides low- and- moderate-income first-time homebuyers with relevant financial education, credit counseling, and information on mortgage assistance programs.
MEDA offers the following services to help you achieve homeownership:
One-on-one counseling helps you analyze your budget, savings, credit history, and mortgage readiness.
Click here to download the Credit Report Authorization Form.
On-going counseling is available to help you through all stages of the home buying process: setting your goals, becoming pre-approved for a mortgage loan, the escrow process, and maintaining your home over the long term.
Resources for First-Time Homebuyers:
MEDA clients have access to our network of qualified lenders and Realtors who specialize in first-time homebuyers and the many special programs available through the City and the State. Clients also receive regular mailings announcing affordable homes for sale in San Francisco.
NEW! Try the resources below which provide you with a set of interactive mortgage calculators for experimenting with and understanding the different financial aspects of homeownership. Click on one of the phrases and get started!
How much house can I afford
Deciding to Buy or Rent
Mortgage Point Calculator
Understanding Tax Deductions and Benefits
Understanding Cash Flow
Understanding Mortgage Interest and Principal
Understanding Adjustable Rate Mortgages
All services are FREE, bilingual (English–Spanish).
Need to meet with a Counselor?
You must attend one of our First-time Homebuyer’s Workshops prior to meeting with one of our counselor or if you have already attended a workshop, you must provide a copy of the Certificate of Education along with a completed with copies of your supporting documents.
Call us to register for an Orientation Workshop where you will learn more about becoming a homeowner and about the services offered by MEDA.
Are you in the process of, or at risk of losing your home to foreclosure? MEDA is here to help you identify the best solution for your situation. We can help you develop a household budget and debt reduction plan, prepare and submit a loan modification package, learn what to expect in the foreclosure process, and protect yourself from mortgage modification scams. Contact us today for assistance.
Contact: 415-282-3334 ext. 115 or firstname.lastname@example.org