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Potential Homeowners

ABC’s of Homebuying

   

The purpose of the ABC’s of Homebuying Program is to help participants gain an appreciation of what home ownership is all about and gain confidence in understanding and working with the people involved in the process.

 

Contact:
Cindy Peake
(503) 325-8098
(800) 325-8098

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SHARP: Self Help Acquisition Rehabilitation Program

   

This program is for clients interested in purchasing and rehabilitating a home in Columbia, Clatsop or Tillamook County. Potential Homeowners who are income and credit qualified, will work with CAT and USDA to buy an existing home and rehabilitate to health and safety measures as funding allows. Potential to earn instant equity using "sweat equity".

Contact:
Sally McLaughlin
503-366-6544

Casey Mitchell
503-366-6550

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Pre-purchase Counseling

   

Program assists participants in reviewing current financial situation, review of credit history, creating a budgeting plan in order to save for a down payment and answers questions regarding loan documents.  

Contact:
Cindy Peake
(503) 325-8098
(800) 325-8098

 

Lender Referrals
   

HUD approved Lenders:

Clatsop County

     

Bank of Astoria
630 SE Marlin Avenue
Warrenton, OR  97146
1-503-861-9753

Northwest Mortgage Group, Inc.
300 S. Roosevelt Dr., Suite 9
Seaside, OR  97138
1-503-738-5075
glloyd@nwmortgagegroup.com

Columbia County
     

Northwest Mortgage Group, Inc.
51579 Columbia River Hwy, Ste F
Scappoose, OR  97056
1-503-543-9797
jsmith@nwmortgagegroup.com

St. Helens Community Federal Credit Union
52691 Columbia River Highway, Scappoose, OR  97056
1-503-543-6301

Down Payment Assistance
   

Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP)

The HPAP for first time homebuyers operates together with your lender who must be a member of the Oregon Bankers Association, to assist you in the purchase of your first home Oregon Housing and Community Services
1-503-986-2000

Oregon Bankers Association

1-503-581-3522

EEO
The Northwest Oregon Regional Housing Center provides affordable housing opportunities for families of modest means living in Clatsop, Columiba and Tillamook Counties, Oregon. The regional housing center works to identify and stimulate innovative programs and services designed to make affordable housing opportunities more available for first time homebuyers, current homeowners, renters and the homeless.