Building homes and communities since 1975


Pathways to Housing at SWAP

  • SWAP Homebuyer Education Class

    Are you thinking about buying your first home but are not sure where to start? Are you concerned about making the right choices? The first step to creating successful homeowners is education. The SWAP 4-week homebuyer education course provides a comprehensive overview of the entire home buying process. This is a HUD-approved 8 hour course.

    The fee is $75.00.
  • SWAP Landlord / Tenant Education Class

    This 3-hour course is designed to prepare potential homeowners for becoming a landlord and clearly understand landlord responsibilities & tenant rights.

    The fee is $75.00.
  • SWAP Individual Workout Program

    SWAP is a HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency.  SWAP’s Individual Workout (IWO) Program begins with one-on-one financial coaching and credit counseling. The IWO Program assists interested homebuyers through the entire home buying process.

    The determination of who qualifies for our program begins with us learning as much as we can about your income, family size and credit history. This will allow SWAP counselors to identify the best mortgage product and additional down payment assistance available to them.
  • Good Tenant Workshop

    A workshop for prospective residents of SWAP rental apartments. Topics covered are credit counseling, budgeting, tenant and landlord responsibilities, good neighbor strategies and fire safety.

Are you a local contractor?

Sign-up for the next SWAP Neighborhood Contractor Mentoring Program

The Neighborhood Contractor Mentoring Program was established by SWAP in 1998 to help neighborhood contractors improve their businesses skills by providing them with instructional classes, on the job mentoring and access to financial and legal services.

The goal of this program is not just to improve the business skills; it is intended to help improve the neighborhood economy by putting more local neighborhood contractors to work on local projects.

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