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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.


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


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.  

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

Northwest Mortgage Group, Inc.
300 S. Roosevelt Dr., Suite 9
Seaside, OR  97138

Columbia County

Northwest Mortgage Group, Inc.
51579 Columbia River Hwy, Ste F
Scappoose, OR  97056

St. Helens Community Federal Credit Union
52691 Columbia River Highway, Scappoose, OR  97056

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

Oregon Bankers Association


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.