If you are looking to buy your first home, you need post-purchase guidance, you want to take your finances under control or you are looking for housing-related assistance
THE FIRST STEP IS OPENING AN ACCOUNT WITH NHSSF
If you are behind on rent, received a demand for payment, and eviction notice or a foreclosure process has been initiated upon your home..
NHSSF CAN PROVIDE YOU WITH COUNSELING ASSISTANCE!
Monday-Friday 9 AM - 6 PM
By appointment only
Please call 1-305-751-5511
EHome America – Flexible Learning Opportunities
EHome America offers exceptional, HUD-certified, online homebuyer education that you can use instead of NHSSF in-house, scheduled homebuyer and financial literacy classes. With EHome America, you can study at your own pace, set your own schedules, and free yourself from time (and space) restrictions.
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Carbon Management Collegiate Competition - Free Informational Webinar on February 2 from 7-8:30 PM
Please register to attend an informational webinar that will be held on Thursday, February 2 from 7-8:30 p.m. ET. Learn tips and tricks for competing in the competition and listen to an expert panel. The panel will discuss this competition but also career opportunities in the field of carbon transport and management.
New Grants Awarded to Support Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Financing – NHSSF among OFN awardees
On December 7, Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) announced the latest recipients of the Renewable and Energy Efficiency Financing Grant. Twenty-four member CDFIs will receive awards of $50,000 to $200,000, for a total of $2.9 million. The funding provides lending capital or loan loss reserves for renewable and energy-efficiency financing programs. Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida was among the recipients.
NHSSF President & CEO invited guest at Easy Community Focus podcast
Ellen Jaffe - Easy 93.1 personality - recently had Kimberly T. Henderson, NHSSF President & CEO, as her guest on the Community Focus podcast she hosts. They talked about the programs and services we offer to all those South Florida residents looking to purchase a home, get their finances in place or apply for a loan to start up a co-op. They had a great conversation about the challenges first-time homebuyers face in the current housing market and how our programs & counseling and educational services help them successfully navigate toward that goal. Tune in to hear their conversation and find out how “it is possible to own your own home with the help of NHSSF!”
Bank of America Program – “Go for it”, NHSSF supports you on the way
In September of this year, Bank of America announced its Community Affordable Loan Solution pilot program aimed at helping eligible individuals and families obtain an affordable loan to purchase a home in a majority Black or Hispanic community in the Miami-Dade metro area. As a HUD-certified housing agency we partnered with Bank of America on this initiative to provide counseling & homebuyer certification for those homebuyers wanting to apply for the program.
After three months of intense work, our Center for Homeownership Education has been able to achieve some outstanding metrics.
NHSSF President & CEO appointed to serve at MDEAT board of trustees
We are very proud and pleased to announce that on November 17, Kimberly T. Henderson - Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida President & CEO - was appointed as a new member to serve at the Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust board of trustees.
Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust (MDEAT) was created to ensure Black residents participate in Miami-Dade County's economic growth. MDEAT is an instrumentality of the Miami-Dade County government. The trust is governed by a board of trustees appointed by the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners. Each trustee is appointed to a three-year term.
For over 40 years Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida (NHSSF) has worked to strengthen communities in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties by:
Creating affordable housing opportunities
Revitalizing neighborhoods in South Florida
To collaborate with residents and other stakeholders to stabilize neighborhoods and develop sustainable housing.
We commit to:
Increasing the availability of affordable, for-sale and rental housing.
Bringing strategies to assist residents to navigate a complex and competitive housing market.
Educating residents to become informed consumers in their housing choices.
Offering a range of responsible mortgage products and Financial Wellness programs to put area residents on the path to property.
Building aesthetically pleasing housing with interiors designed for the way we live today.
Offering housing that is sensitive to the needs of protecting our environment while offering energy saving measures.
Resident-driven revitalized neighborhoods where residents, businesses and local government choose to invest their time, money and energy.
A holistic approach to affordable housing and community development that connects housing to other important systems such as transportation, health, food security, and the arts.
List of Services
Covid Foreclosure Prevention webinars
Managing Personal Finances webinars
One on One Counseling for Homeowners
One on One Counseling for Renters
8 Hour Homebuyer Certification Workshop
PHCD Housing Counseling and Financial Fitness Counseling
Financial Capability Coaching
Construction and rehabilitation of affordable housing
Residential Refinance Loans
Referral and Linkages to Covid Relief