First-Time Homebuyers

If you are ready to buy your first home, knowing how to budget your money wisely will help you achieve your goal. Buying your first home is a step to providing stability and financial security for you and your family.

Our trained housing counselors help first-time homebuyers:

  • Understand the home-buying process
  • Navigate the lending process
  • Shop for a mortgage loan
  • Budget and monitor their debts and expenses

We assist with financial planning to help homebuyers:

  • Learn techniques to save for a down payment
  • Learn about down payment assistance

After you purchase your home, we are here to assist you develop budgeting skills that will help you maintain your home.

Your application cannot be processed without this information. We look forward to assisting you in the preparation and filing of your application. Failure to submit all information could result in the denial of your application. If coming into our office creates a hardship or if you require special travel or meeting accommodations, please call or email us prior to your appointment so that we can best serve you. Meeting accommodations include, but are not limited, to doorways wide enough to accommodate wheelchairs and scooters of varying sizes, accessibility of main entrances to the site, accessible restrooms, etc. 

Upon completion, we will contact you within three business days to schedule an in-person meeting.

If you need assistance in completing this application, we can be reached at 215-985-3220 ext 203, or email at housing@urbanleaguephila.org.

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Get educated about budgeting and home maintenance

Call 215-985-3220 ext. 201