A HUD-approved counseling intermediary since 1995, HPN has supported its members’ housing counseling efforts with a cumulative pass through of $30 million in HUD funding. This year, HPN will fund 15 members in 15 states who will provide housing counseling to approximately 19,750 households. The goals of HPN’s housing counseling program are: expand homeownership opportunity for low- and moderate-income families, especially minority, new immigrant, and traditionally underserved populations; promote neighborhood stabilization and revitalization by increasing sustainable homeownership and secure housing tenure; and support low- and moderate-income homeowners in maintaining their homes and building equity for the future.
Housing Partnership Network
Housing Counseling Program
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently awarded BOI $180,000 through its Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs (PRIME) to continue funding BOI’s Re-Entry Entrepreneurship Development Initiative (REDi) for current and formerly incarcerated individuals to explore small business ownership as a means of self-sufficiency.
The organization will fund investigations to uncover allegation and systemic forms of housing discrimination. The organization will also provide a limited number of education deliverables under this grant to expand fair housing knowledge. This grant was administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
RecycleForce has been awarded funding through the Department of Labor’s Pathways Home program. The project will identify inmates incarcerated in the Marion County jail who are interested in training for employment in specific high demand industries in the community, including logistics, recycling, manufacturing, hazardous material handling, and construction.
INHP applied as a sub-grantee of Housing Partnership Network through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Housing Counseling Program. Funds awarded to INHP through HPN are used to support the INHP Homeownership Preparation Program at all four INHP locations, including the John Boner Neighborhood Center. The grant will partially underwrite the salaries and benefits of the INHP Homeownership Advisors providing one-on-one homeownership advising to clients.