Department of Housing and Urban Development
451 7th Street, South West
The department of housing and urban development provides programs for low income housing, including public housing and privately owned rental housing. It supports housing related site development and housing rehabilitation through Community Development Block Grants to state and local governments.
Consumer Product Safety Commission
4330 East West Highway
Bethesda, MD 20814
The consumer product safety commission investigates complaints about safety of houses and buildings, including smoke alarms, electrical systems, indoor air quality, and home insulation.
Department of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Avenue, North West
Washington, D.C. 20420
A federal agency that guarantees a portion of home loans to veterans and regulates their distribution.
National Council for State Housing Agencies
444 North Capital Street, NW - Suite 438
An advocacy group for low income housing in Washington. It represents state housing finance agencies in fifty states, plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service
American CCCS offices listed Nationwide.
Providing many services to first time home buyers, including credit and comprehensive housing counseling. These services are confidential and free of charge.
Fannie Mae* Federal National Mortgage Association
3900 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016
Federally chartered private corporation to provide financial products and services that increase the availability and affordability of housing for low, moderate and middle income Americans.
American Homeowners Foundation
6776 Little Falls Road
Arlington, VA 22213
Nonprofit educational and research organization representing home owners, prospective home owners, and home investors.
Consumer Federation of America
1620 I Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006
A lobbying group that represents consumer interests on Capitol Hill.
Texas Department of Housing
221 East 11th Street Austin, Texas 78701-2410 Lists home buyer education providers providing information and counseling to prospective home buyers about the purchasing process.
Keywords: Housing Agencies.