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Housing Services

REVERSE MORTGAGE COUNSELING

ACCC’s HUD-approved housing counseling agency offers HECM (reverse mortgage) counseling nationally and locally. ACCC is approved by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elderly Affairs to provide HECM counseling to Massachusetts residents. 

HOMEBUYER EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION

As a local housing counseling agency, ACCC also offers Massachusetts residents online and in-person First-Time Homebuyer classes. Both online and in-person classes meet requirements for lending programs.

FORECLOSURE PREVENTION

ACCC also offers in-person Delinquency/Default Resolution Counseling (more commonly called Foreclosure Counseling), Pre-Purchase Counseling for interested home buyers, Post-Purchase Counseling for homeowners, and Landlord and Renter Counseling.

Our goal is to facilitate personal economic empowerment and community stability through homeownership and/or home management. Our job is to provide consumers access to information, resources, tools, and facilitation that help them achieve their housing goals.

Our agency services all segments of the population regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status, and disability. Our counselors are familiar with HUD’s housing and community programs and understand that everyone will require a different course of action. Our counselors will help you prepare an assessment of your financial situation to determine the root cause of the problem. Once the problem is identified counselors will work with you to establish the best possible solution.

For more information or to speak with a housing counselor call 1-866-826-7180 or click here.

American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) is a not-for-profit agency that offers credit counseling, housing counseling and other financial services to individuals and consumers nationwide. ACCC also offers a home buyers class and first time home buyer guide that provide help for first time home buyers as well as consumers getting back into the real estate market. ACCC's homebuyer education course provides comprehensive education and home buying tips on everything from choosing a realtor to closing on a new home. Available online and on mobile devices, ACCC's first time home buyer course provides a certification necessary to qualify and close on certain types of mortgage loans. ACCC also offers reverse mortgage info, including details on qualifying for a reverse mortgage and answers to questions like "What is a reverse mortgage?" and "How do reverse mortgages work?"

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