I am currently living in a shelter with my three children. I would like to know if there are any programs

Asked by Sharon Johnson, Chester, PA Tue Nov 6, 2007

available to me at this time to help with my relocation back into the housing arena? I would like information on any types of rental assistance programs that may be available at the present time to help me in implementing funds to either rent or purchase a home for my family? Thank You For Your Time.

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x, , x
Tue Nov 6, 2007
Hey Sharon:
Do you need/have to stay in Chester, or are or able to go to another area, like Downingtown or Coatesville. I know they are both out of Delaware County,but how about it?
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Rich Schiffer, , 19081
Fri Jun 6, 2008
Sharon,
You will be pleased to know that there are programs available to help home buyers in the City of Chester. In addition to the FHA loan programs that many lenders offer, and Downpayment Assistance Programs like the Nehimiah Program, there are county and city grants available. One county program will give you $5,000 in a 0% loan, that you don't have to repay till you sell the house, and if you live there for more than 5 years, the loan is 100% forgiven. Free money, essentially. Contact me if you want more details.
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Joe Michalski, , Philadelphia, PA
Tue Nov 6, 2007
Section 8 is the program that first comes to mind. It is a popular and effective program, and I believe that there are tracks that are promoted to help you towards eventual home ownership.

Here are two links that may help:
http://www.affordablehousingonline.com/housingauthoritydetai…
http://www.dcha1.org/

I wish you luck and success, and feel free to email me if I can provide any help to you.

Best wishes!
Web Reference:  http://www.SherlockHI.com
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Deborah Madey, Agent, Brick, NJ
Tue Nov 6, 2007
Can you reach out for help via HUD housing voucher program - section 8?
Try this link to locate an office near you.
http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/programs/hcv/index.cfm

Good luck
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Edyn Real Es…, , Dane County, WI
Tue Nov 6, 2007
Sharon,

I am not from Delaware, so I don't know specific programs. I wish I could help you more. I did include a link at the bottom here for the Delaware housing authority that has programs for rental and purchase.
I wish you the best. If you would like more help with what direction to go, feel free to email me. Darin@edynrealestate.com My team and I will offer are expertise in any way we can
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