Housing Development Fund is pleased to announce a $10,000 recent award from Bridgeport-based People’s United Community Foundation.  The grant will support HDF’s First Time Homebuyer Counseling Program.

People’s United Community Foundation has a strong commitment to the work of HDF –helping folks realize the American Dream of homeownership. With this grant HDF is able to continue to offer the free homeownership counseling and education programs to

HDF’s First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHB) program offers homeownership counseling and down payment assistance to low- and moderate- income households. The FTHB program is a success because it combines proven financial counseling materials and technical expertise with the human touch of five well qualified and certified counselors. To date, the FTHB has provided homeownership counseling and education to over 8,700 households and enabled over 2000 families to purchase homes.