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Homebuyer Programs

We provide downpayment assistance to first-time homebuyers.

Homeownership Education

We provide free seminars on the homebuying process, obtaining a loan, and shopping for a home.
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Affordable Homes for Sale

We work with cities and developers to obtain helpful information on affordable homes for our clients.

News

#GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday is a time of year when charitable giving is recognized nationwide. Help us advocate for our less fortunate as we empower them to be successful. We only have 24 hours to make a difference in the lives of many, donate now.

#Givingtuesday es un día del año en que las donaciones caritativas son reconocidas a nivel nacional. Ayúdenos a abogar por los menos afortunados para así capacitarlos para tener éxito. Sólo tenemos 24 horas para hacer una diferencia en la vida de muchos has tu donativo aquí.

OC Home Fair, Socal. Home Ownership Day

Down Payment Assistance 2017This is an invitation to all housing investors, buyers, sellers and market experts to come and join us on Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the OC Home Fair in Chapman Universities Beckman Hall. As a registered attendee you have an opportunity to select from 20 different classes and various topics. There is no cost to attend, remember registration is required, so click here, register and select the topic that most interest you.

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Robert Johnson Scholarship for textbooks

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The Robert Johnson Scholarship for textbooks deadline was extended. Scholarship recipients can receive up to $500 to utilize for their college textbooks. Help us support students achieve the education they’re striving for. Donate today and share this scholarship opportunity. For a scholarship application click on the image.

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CRA Panel Discussion

panelOn October 26, 2016, Affordable Housing Clearinghouse hosted the sold out, Leveraging Resources to improve Community Impact CRA panel discussion. Nonprofit organizations and CRA Officers shared best practices and emphasized the difference in CRA community affairs. We had the pleasure of hosting guest from Los Angeles, Riverside and Orange County. Thank you, California Bank and Trust for hosting us in their training facility. Special thanks to our panelist for sharing their expert advice and to AHC’s advisory committee who helped coordinate and make this event possible.

25th Anniversary Gala

board1On March 24, 2016 Southern California lenders, non-profits and members of the community came together to celebrate AHC’s 25th year anniversary. We honored longtime community activist and 20 year AHC Board Director Alan Woo with the spark plug award. In partnership with Orange County Community Housing Corporation and Clearinghouse CDFI we recognized Robert A. Johnson for his lifetime work addressing fair housing with the establishment of a scholarship. Lastly, Jim Yacenda (FHLBSF) and AHC Board Director Elsa Monte (Pacific Western Bank) concluded the evening with the announcement of the Spirit of Housing Award recognizing Melody Head of the Federal Reserve Bank for her engagement with financial institutions and diverse leaders to develop affordable housing solutions in low-wealth communities of Southern California. Thank you to all of our sponsors and attendees for making this milestone event a success. Click on the image above to view event photos.

WISH funds Available!

The WISH Progam (Workforce Initiative Subsidy for Homeownership) is a 3 to 1 matching grant available to first time homebuyers. WISH will match a maximum of $5,000 per household and forgive 20% of the grant each year you reside in the property purchased. Funds are subject to availability. To learn more about WISH register for one of our homebuyer orientations or contact us.

Orange County Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP)-Income Limits have increased!

Join Affordable Housing Clearinghouse
Executive Director, Brenda J. Rodriguez for
an intimate holiday breakfast event with colleagues.
Daren Blomquist, V.P. of RealtyTrac will share insights
on housing trends and what to anticipate in
2016.

The Orange County Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP) income limits have increased. The income limit increase opens the door to more applicants. Contact us to learn more about the program and to determine if you are eligible. To learn more about MAP click here.

Life Skills Series for Veterans

veterans_34_bannerThe VA and AHC  invite all veterans, active military, and their families  to join us Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the VA Long Beach from 10 am to 12 pm. This workshop will focus on down payment assistance programs. Click here to register, for more information contact Janell Abarca at (949) 859-9255 or jabarca@affordable-housing.org.

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Housing Resource Fair

DSC_0417Affordable Housing Clearinghouse in partnership with City of Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce offered the local community a no cost homebuyer orientation Thursday, June 16. The Orientation took place at the Pico Rivera District Office. Omni Bank and its representatives were there to answer lending questions from attendees. Thank you Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce and Omni Bank for the partnership.

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Holiday Housing Mixer

HHMAHC’s advisory committee hosted the inaugural holiday housing mixer. The topic and presentation of guest speaker Daren Blomquist (V.P. of RealtyTrac) drew a room filled with housing industry professionals who love helping our collective community. The presentation focused on the current housing market trends and what Orange County industry professionals can expect in 2016. The network mixer doubled as a toy drive for Nana’s Kidz program. Click the link to view mixer pictures.

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About Affordable Housing Clearinghouse

We are a non-profit organization that provides financing for affordable housing and homeownership