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Housing Counseling

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all counseling will be conducted virtually (Skype, Zoom, Phone) until further notice.

If you are experiencing difficulty with your rent or mortgage due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, please view the resources below: 

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Toll-Free Counseling Number 1-833-501-8763

SUS DERECHOS COMO INQUILINO DURANTE LA EPIDEMIA DE COVID-19

 

Know Your Rights and the Law!

Visit the Virginia Fair Housing Website: FAIR HOUSING LAWS

HOUSING AND FINANCIAL COUNSELING - no cost to you! We offer counseling via Skype, Zoom and phone. Call us! Toll free counseling number
1-833-501-8763.


PRE-PURCHASE COUNSELING

Is there a good way to prepare for homeownership? We share current information and options!

Call 703-792-4713 or email [email protected]En Espanol, llamar 703-792-4755.

 

POST-PURCHASE COUNSELING

New Homeowner? VCE counselors offer ways to accommodate new expenses and build reserves, recognize scams aimed at new homeowners, and identify ways to protect your investment. To schedule an appointment, call 703-792-6287 or email [email protected]. En Espanol, llamar 703-792-4755.
 

FORECLOSURE AVOIDANCE COUNSELING

Mortgage Delinquency If you are struggling with monthly mortgage payments or have fallen behind, VCE will help negotiate with mortgage lenders and recommend a course of action to avoid foreclosure. Contact a Housing Counselor, call 703-792-4713 or email [email protected]En Espanol, llamar 703-792-4755.


HOUSING COUNSELING IS COMPLIMENTARY!

Reverse Mortgage or Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) - If you are a homeowner age 62 years and older and are considering converting the equity in your home into income, a certified HECM counselor is available to help you make an informed decision and guide you through the process. To speak with the HECM counselor, call 703-792-4713 or email [email protected]. En Espanol, llamar 703-792-4755.

For information on Renting and Rental Assistance, please visit HUD Resource: COVID-19 Rental Brochure.


PRE-PURCHASE EDUCATION and Counseling: Make your Home Buying Experience a success!

  • Learn key information of home buying stages
  • Choose the right mortgage type for you
  • Develop your home buyer checklist
  • En Espanol, llamar 703-792-4755
  • Meet with a HUD-certified counselor for a 1-1 session to ensure preparedness for becoming a homeowner


POST PURCHASE EDUCATION and COUNSELING

  • Build reserves to cover home repair expenses
  • Recognize fraud and scams aimed at new homeowners
  • Identify ways to protect your investment
  • Meet with a HUD-certified counselor to discuss solutions if you are having difficulty making payments
  • En Espanol, llamar 703-792-4755


RENTAL EDUCATION: Be prepared to rent

  • Develop a spending plan
  • Understanding the lease agreement
  • Avoiding eviction
  • Getting back your security deposit
  • Renter rights and responsibilities
  • En Espanol, llamar 703-792-4755

 

Virginia Career Works
13370 Minnieville Rd.
Woodbridge, VA 22192

Sudley North Government Center
7987 Ashton Avenue
Manassas, VA 20109

Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building
15941 Donald Curtis Drive
Woodbridge, VA 22191

 

Virginia Cooperative Extension
Financial Education & Housing Counseling Program
8033 Ashton Ave. Suite 105
Manassas, VA 20109
[email protected]

TOLL-FREE COUNSELING NUMBER 1-833-501-8763

VCE Prince William staff does not report to any credit bureau or sell or endorse any product or service. VCE Prince William staff respects every client's right to privacy and confidentiality. Virginia Cooperative Extension complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability and require auxiliary aids services or other accommodations for a workshop or meeting please discuss your accommodation needs at least five days prior to the event with Virginia Cooperative Extension 703-792-6287/TDD PC 1-800-828-1120.

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