Gulf Coast Spotlight: Prichard Hosting Affordable Housing Counseling Day and Open House

Published: Sep. 27, 2022 at 2:25 PM CDT
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Frewin Osteen with the Housing Authority of the City of Prichard stops by Fox10 Midday to talk about an open house for the city’s affordable housing program. Housing counseling is also available at this event.

The following information was provided by the Housing Authority of the City of Prichard:

Homeownership is much more than just a roof over your head. Homeownership builds generational wealth, better health, stronger communities, and personal pride.

On October 1, 2022, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, The Housing Authority of the City of Prichard and our Homeownership Community Partner experts will host a Housing Counseling Day and Open House.

The event will be held at The William Bill Clark Family Life Center at 2501 W. Main St, Prichard AL,, 36610. Come and learn how you can make the dream of Homeownership a reality.

For more information, contact Frewin D. Osteen, HACP HUD Certified Housing Counselor, at 251-217-6797 or email questions to fosteen@prichardhousing.com.

Housing Authority of the City of Prichard’s Affordable Homes Program is a unique homeownership program. Affordability is the essential component of our homeownership program.

HACP’s goal is to make the dream of homeownership come true. Together with our team we make homeownership as simple and economical as possible. To make affordable housing a reality, HACP started by building our own custom homes.

Steps to homeownership through HACP Affordable Homes:

  • Contact our Affordable Home Team – Mytasha King 251-283-0111 ext. 125
  • Apply for a home loan
  • Complete application
  • Get pre-approved
  • Select your dream home
  • Pay a small earnest money deposit
  • Complete lender requirements
  • Close on your new home

We have many programs to fit the needs of most families or individual looking to become a homeowner. We have a HCV (formally known as Section 8) program which allows voucher holders to become homeowners using their vouchers to help pay the mortgage for 15 to 30 years.

We also have a down payment assistance program where you would be eligible for up to $25,000 which also helps to make your dream of home ownership affordable. Our lending partners include Renasant Bank (HCV lender), Hancock Whitney Bank, Regions Bank, Trustmark Bank.

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