HDF Receives Financial Support from MacKenzie Scott

The Housing Development Fund is immensely grateful to  MacKenzie Scott for this extraordinary gift of $ 4 million.   This generous gift could not have come at a more important and challenging time, and will greatly assist HDF in our 30… Read more

HDF Receives $15K Grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation!

HDF is overjoyed to receive a $15K award from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation COVID19 Resiliency Grants for our foreclosure prevention program! Since 1999, HDF’s free homebuyer counseling program has been a cornerstone of our efforts to create sustainable affordable housing… Read more

HDF Wins Best Loans for Best of Stamford 2020!

HDF is proud to announce that we have been chosen as the best lender in Stamford in 2020 by the Stamford Awards Program! This award would not have been possible without the strong leadership of Kelly Almanzar (pictured above), our… Read more

HDF Received $6,500 grant from Wells Fargo Housing Foundation

May 16th, 2018 HDF is a proud recipient of $6,500 grant from Wells Fargo Housing Foundation’s Homeownership Counseling Grant Program. Thank you Wells Fargo for supporting our First-Time Homebuyers program! HDF’s First-time Homebuyer (FTHB) program provides free counseling and education… Read more

Staff Insights: Meet HDF Homeownership Advisor, Jerry Morgan

May 8th, 2018 HDF provides free counseling and education for first-time homebuyers, and this cannot happen without the dedication of our Homeownership Advisors! Today, we chatted with Jerry Morgan to talk about his path to this position and how his… Read more

HDF’s 2018-2021 Strategic Plan Was Published!

May 2nd, 2018 HDF’s 2018-2021 Strategic Plan has been published! Click HERE to see what goals HDF plans to achieve in the upcoming years. Below are the highlights! Goal 1 Homeownership: HDF will help 900 low and moderate income  households… Read more

Bronx Homebuyer Events May 1 and May 19

These events are bilingual. Estos eventos son bilingües. RSVP: 718-933-2539 University Neighborhood Housing Program w w w . u n h p . o r g WHAT TO EXPECT Tuesday, May 1st 5:30-8:00PM Workshop 1 / Taller 1 First Time… Read more

Staff Insights: Meet HDF’s Senior Underwriter, Myriam Mena-Polk

April 16, 2018 Today, we chatted with Myriam Mena-Polk, HDF’s Senior Underwriter and one of our long-time employees. Myriam has been working for HDF for 11 years and has witnessed HDF growing from a small office in Stamford, CT to… Read more

Staff Insights: Meet Kayte Graveline, HDF’s Loan Processor

March 13, 2018 HDF provides both free homebuyer counseling services and lending services including downpayment and closing cost assistance. Not all of our staff have worked on both the counseling and lending department at HDF, but Kayte Graveline did! Let’s… Read more

Staff Insights: Interview with Our Underwriter Jackie Alves

February 27, 2018 Today, we chatted with Jackie Alves, an underwriter at HDF. She is a person that has gone through both the counseling and lending side of our organization. Let’s hear about her experience! What is a typical day… Read more