AHCOPA is just one of many great resources for home buyers and homeowners throughout the Philadelphia area. We encourage you to visit each organization’s website and explore what services may be of benefit to your circumstances.

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency works to provide affordable homeownership and rental apartment options for senior adults, low- and moderate-income families, and people with special housing needs. Through its carefully managed mortgage programs and investments in multifamily housing developments, PHFA also promotes economic development across the state.

Through First Front Door (FFD), FHLBank Pittsburgh (Bank) will work with one of our member financial institutions to assist with your closing costs and down payment. For every $1 of contribution you make, the Bank will provide $3 in grant assistance, up to a maximum of $5,000.

HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business.

The Division of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) supports an affordable, healthy and vibrant Philadelphia. DHCD advances that mission through four key goals:

  1. Preventing homelessness by keeping people in their homes
  2. Increasing affordable housing by producing new units
  3. Strengthening communities by eliminating blight and promoting neighborhood planning
  4. Creating jobs by attracting and retaining businesses

We aim to make consumer financial markets work for consumers, responsible providers, and the economy as a whole. We protect consumers from unfair, deceptive, or abusive practices and take action against companies that break the law. We arm people with the information, steps, and tools that they need to make smart financial decisions.

HomeFree-USA is leading HUD-approved homeownership development, foreclosure intervention and financial coaching organization. We improve the financial position and enrich the lives of every-day people through homeownership and improved financial capability.


The HomeHUB© was created to provide a one-stop online resource for products and services for housing professionals to use to assist their consumers obtain, retain and maintain a home. Housing professionals will be able to access information for a variety of resources on HomeHUB; such as first mortgage options, down payment and closing cost assistance programs, refinance products, homebuyer education and much more.



AHCOPA is a proud member of:

The National Housing Resource Center promotes the long-term interests of the housing counseling industry and the people served by the housing counseling agencies. The Center advances public policies, programs, and educational materials that will strengthen the housing counseling industry and benefit housing consumers, especially communities of color, the elderly, low and moderate income people, and underserved populations.

NCRC and its grassroots member organizations create opportunities for people to build wealth. We work with community leaders, policymakers and financial institutions to champion fairness in banking, housing and business development.

A coalition of service providers in Northeast Philadelphia working together to end poverty and homelessness.