TD Charitable Foundation provides $5,000 funding for HDF First Time Homebuyers

HDF’s work supporting affordable housing wouldn’t be possible without organizations like TD Charitable Foundation. A big thanks to the TD Charitable Foundation for $5,000 of funding for HDF’s First Time Homebuyer program! Our program provides free education and counseling, designed… Read more

Affordable Apartment for Rent

September 7th, 2018 Are you looking for an affordable apartment to rent in Darien? You’re in the right place! HDF is currently accepting applications for a one-year lease of two affordable apartment units located at 269 Hoyt Street, Darien.  … Read more

Staff Insights: Meet Alena Nayak, Senior Business Line Data Analyst

June 29th, 2018 HDF has been transforming itself to a cloud-based organization, and that would have been impossible without the Innovation department! Today, we chatted with Alena Nayak, Senior Business Line Data Analyst about her role at HDF during our… Read more

Staff Insights: Meet Mary Trent, Director of Development and Communications

May 30th, 2018 HDF has been changing tremendously in the past 5 years, and a person behind the process is Mary Trent, currently Director of Development and Communications. Today, we chatted with Mary to learn more about her roles at… Read more

First County Bank Foundation Donated $10,000 to HDF for First-Time Homebuyer Program

May 29th, 2018 First County Bank Foundation awarded HDF a $10,000 grant to support its First Time Home Buyer education and counseling Program.  HDF’s first time homebuyer counseling services are provided completely free of charge, and they’re designed specifically to… 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

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 HDF’s Director of Residential Lending Kelly Almanzar

April 4th, 2018 Financial products and services are integral to HDF’s business as we provide mortgage services and downpayment and closing cost assistance to first time homebuyers. But how it’s like from our staff’s perspective? HDF’s Director of Residential Lending,… 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