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We provide downpayment assistance to first-time homebuyers.

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We provide free seminars on the homebuying process, obtaining a loan, and shopping for a home.
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We work with cities and developers to obtain helpful information on affordable homes for our clients.

News

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.

Orange County Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP)-FUNDING AVAILABLE!

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) for first-time homebuyers provides a $40,000 silent (deferred payment) downpayment assistance loan. MAP is geared towards low-income first-time homebuyers purchasing in participating cities and unincorporated areas of Orange County. To learn more about the program click here.

Homebuyer Orientation for Veterans

veterans_34_bannerThinking of purchasing a home and don’t know where to start? This workshop is designed to help you start on your journey towards homeownership. We will discuss the steps to homeownership, key terms, knowing the different types of loans, down payment assistance programs and resources. You may contact Janell Abarca at (949) 859-9255 or jabarca@affordable-housing.org if you have any questions.

Homeownership professionals will be available to answer questions and provide information on resources and services. Click here to register!

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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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US Bank Presents Contribution to AHC

IMG_1031Board Director and Finance Committee Chair, Matthew Gediman of US Bank presented AHC’s Executive Director, Brenda J. Rodriguez a grant in support of our mission. US Bank is a long time AHC partner, we are thankful to Mr. Gediman for his knowledge and expertise as part of our Board of Directors. On behalf of the team and the clients we serve, thank you US Bank for your continuous support.

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Mr.Jack Sun Senior VP of Cathay Bank presented a donation to AHC for the organizations Affordable Housing Programs and Services. “Mr. Sun takes great pride of Cathay Bank’s corporate value, which address social responsibility and community reinvestment as the center of company’s business philosophy.” On behalf of staff and clients we serve thank you to Cathay Bank for your suppMr.Jack Sun Senior VP of Cathay Bank presented a donation to AHC for the organizations Affordable Housing Programs and Services. “Mr. Sun takes great pride of Cathay Bank’s corporate value, which address social responsibility and community reinvestment as the center of company’s business philosophy.” On behalf of staff and clients we serve thank you to Cathay Bank for your supporMr. Jack Sun, Senior VP of Cathay Bank presented a donation to AHC for the organization’s Affordable Housing Programs and Services. “Mr. Sun takes great pride of Cathay Bank’s corporate values, which address social responsibility and community reinvestment as the center of company’s business philosophy.” On behalf of AHC and the clients we serve, we thank Cathay Bank for its support.

t.ort.Mr. Jack Sun, Senior VP of Cathay Bank presented a donation to AHC for the organization’s Affordable Housing Programs and Services. “Mr. Sun takes great pride of Cathay Bank’s corporate values, which address social responsibility and community reinvestment as the center of company’s business philosophy.” On behalf of AHC and the clients we serve, we thank Cathay Bank for its support.

Wells Fargo Presents Grant to AHC

WF Leading 2Ms. Sandra Speed, Charitable Manager at Wells Fargo Housing Foundation and Vivian Pham, Community Development Officer provided a $50,000 Leading the Way grant to AHC for the organizations Affordable Housing Programs and Services. On behalf of staff and clients we serve, thank you to Wells Fargo Housing Foundation for your support throughout the years. We value your service on the AHC Board of Directors and our community.

About Affordable Housing Clearinghouse

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