Lee, I see you are in Sparta. Depending on how low your credit score is you may have to do some repairs. Contact I.C.C.F. - 616-336-9333. They are a non-profit who helps people like yourself. They have free credit counciling/repair. They also have a number of programs, such savings match, home ownership classes and rentals.
If you have money saved there are number of land contracts out there as well. So while you are working on your credit you can purchase a home on a land contract.
I do not do land contract but if you are interested e-mail me and I can give you a few referals.