HomeOwnership Center

YOU CAN OWN A HOME

HOME OWNERSHIP CENTER

YOU CAN OWN A HOME

WE HELP YOU MAKE YOUR VISION A REALITY

Wherever you are, wherever you want to live, if you want to buy or sell a home in Connecticut, the New Haven Home Ownership Center can help you achieve your dream!

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO MEET YOUR GOALS?

Pre-Purchase Counseling

How’s your credit? We help you assess and, if necessary, repair your credit.

Mortgage Readiness Preparation

Are you mortgage ready? We’ll help you find out, and make sure you understand your options before you sign anything.

Education

Buying a home is one thing. Maintaining it is another. We offer courses in everything from budgeting to DIY home maintenance.

Find a Home

HOC Realty is the first and only nonprofit real estate company in the state of Connecticut. Because we’re a nonprofit, we put mission before commission. 

Fix It Now

No matter how well you maintain your home, sometimes emergency repairs or replacements are necessary. Don’t wait until you have the cash.

Foreclosure Prevention

You worked so hard to buy your home and take care of it. We want to ensure you can stay in it.

YOUR PATH TO HOMEOWNERSHIP STARTS HERE

Schedule appointments and classes, share documents, and connect with our team of advisors.

EMPOWER YOURSELF

Bridgette Russell, Director of the Home Ownership Center, is one of the many experts who teach at our Learning Lab. Here, she shares her wisdom in Money Management Bootcamp.

MEET YOUR REALTOR

Thanks to the wonderful staff at NHS, I am a homeowner today. I truly enjoyed working with NHS; they made a big change in my life!
~ Hope Morris

WELCOME HOME

Chilean-born Andres Concha-Brito purchased an NHS rehab in Newhallville in November 2018. Settled in his new home, he shows off his growing record collection

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get assistance for down payment or closing costs?
Meet with a housing specialist or a real estate professional to get information on City, County and State down payment and closing cost programs. 
How can I participate in the program for First Time Homebuyers?

Click the Home Buyer Connection link to create an account and upload the required documents. You can also enter our training center and sign up for classes. The system will prompt you to pay a one-time homebuyer development fee prior to scheduling an appointment with a Housing Specialist.

Are the Homebuyer Education and Landlord classes free?

Yes.

What are the program requirements?

You must upload a copy of your driver’s license, plus four current consecutive paystubs, and the W2s and Tax returns for the last two years.

Do I have to live in New Haven to be eligible for the program?
You can purchase anywhere in the state.

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