HUD-Approved HomeBuyer Counseling Agencies in Tampa Bay

If you want to avail of Florida Housing Finance Corp.’s mortgage loan and down payment assistance programs, you need to attendĀ home buyer education classes and get a certificate of completion that you will submit to your lender.

Here listed below are homebuyer counseling agencies approved by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide pre-purchase counseling and homebuyer education workshops to first time homebuyers in the Tampa Bay area.

These agencies are located in three cities: Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg.

HUD-Approved HomeBuyer Counseling Agencies in Tampa:

CCCS of Greater Atlanta
Doing business as: Clearpoint Credit Counseling Solutions – Tampa Branch
Classes offered in English, Spanish, Another Language
Phone: 877-877-1995
Toll-free: 877-877-1995
Fax: 804-226-3827
E-mail: customer.service@clearpointccs.org
Website: www.clearpointccs.org
Agency ID: 80050
Address:
4100 W Kennedy Blvd Ste 130
Tampa, Florida 33609-2250

City of Tampa Housing and Community Development Division
Classes offered in English and Spanish
Phone: 813-274-7992
E-mail: n/a
Website: www.TampaGov.net
Agency ID: 84755
Address:
306 E Jackson St # 3N
Tampa, Florida 33602-5208

Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa
Classes offered in English and Spanish
Phone: 813-231-4362-310
Fax: 813-231-4680
E-mail: sharon.perdue@cdcoftampa.org
Website: www.cdcoftampa.org
Agency ID: 82364
Address:
1907 East Hillsborough Avenue
Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33610-8214
Parent Organization: Nueva Esperanza Inc.

Housing and Education Alliance
Classes offered in English and Spanish
Phone: 813-932-4663
Fax: 813-932-4660
E-mail: Info@heausa.org
Website: www.heausa.org
Agency ID: 84339
Address:
9215 N. Florida Avenue, Suite 101
Tampa, Florida 33612-7938
Parent Organization: National Council of La Raza

Neighborhood Assistance Corp. of America (NACA) – Tampa
Classes offered in English, Portuguese and Spanish
Phone: 813-287-5051
Toll-free: 617-250-6222
Fax: 877-329-6222
E-mail: N/A
Website: https://www.naca.com
Agency ID: 84374
Address:
3825 Henderson Blvd Ste 502
Tampa, Florida 33629-5031
Parent Organization: Neighborhood Stabilization Corp.

Operation Hope – Tampa Branch
Classes offered in English
Phone: 813-465-0638
Website: www.operationhope.org
Agency ID: 90175
Address:
2208 E Fowler Ave.
Tampa, Florida 33612-5508
Parent Organization: Operation Hope Inc.

Solita’s House Inc.
Classes offered in English and Spanish
Phone: 813-425-4847
Fax: 866-472-4906
E-mail: aantonio@solitashouse.com
Website: www.solitashouse.com
Agency ID: 84639
Address:
3101 E. 7th Ave.
Tampa, Florida 33605-4207

Tampa Housing Authority
Doing business as: Center for Affordable Homeownership
Classes offered in English and Spanish
Phone: 813-341-9101
Fax: 813-251-9526
E-mail: detra.smith@thafl.com
Website: www.thafl.com
Agency ID: 82514
Address:
5301 W Cypress St
Tampa, Florida 33607-1727
Parent Organization: National Community Reinvestment Coalition Inc.

HUD-Approved HomeBuyer Counseling Agencies in Clearwater:

Bright Community Trust Inc.
Classes offered in English and Spanish
Phone: 727-475-1366
Fax: 727-223-5965
E-mail: marquaz@bctfl.org
Website: www.thebrightway.org
Agency ID: 84492
Address:
2605 Enterprise Road E. Suite 230
Clearwater, Florida 33759-1067

Clearwater Neighborhood Housing Services Inc.
Classes offered in English, Arabic and Cambodian
Phone: 727-442-4155
E-mail: N/A
Website: www.cnhs.biz
Agency ID: 80866
Address:
608 N Garden Ave
Clearwater, Florida 33755-3826
Parent Organization: Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp.
Doing business as Neighborworks America

Consumer Credit and Budget Counseling
Doing business as: National Foundation for Debt Management
Classes offered in English and Spanish
Phone: 866-395-5769
Toll-free: 866-395-5769
Fax: 877-496-7853
E-mail: groe@nfdm.org
Website: www.nfdm.org
Agency ID: 81555
Address:
14104 58th St N
Clearwater, Florida 33760-3758

Housing Services of Central Florida
Classes offered in English and Spanish
Phone: 888-279-0941
Toll-free: 888-279-0941
Fax: 888-278-4329
E-mail: admin@hsocf.org
Website: www.hsocf.org
Agency ID: 80634
Address:
300 S. Duncan Avenue
Suite 120B
Clearwater, Florida 33755-6457

Tampa Bay Community Development Corp.
Classes offered in English, Spanish and Another Language
Phone: 727-442-7075
E-mail: Sylvia@tampabaycdc.org
Website: www.tampabaycdc.org
Agency ID: 81370
Address:
2139 NE Coachman Rd
Clearwater, Florida 33765-2612

HUD-Approved HomeBuyer Counseling Agencies in St. Petersburg:

Catholic Charities of Saint Petersburg
Classes offered in English, French, Spanish and Arabic
Phone: 727-893-1313-223
Fax: 727-893-9542
E-mail: jcurrie@ccdosp.org
Website: www.ccdosp.org
Agency ID: 81394
Address:
1213 16th Street North
St Petersburg, Florida 33705-1032
Parent Organization:
Catholic Charities USA

St. Petersburg Neighborhood Housing Services Inc.
Doing business as: Neighborhood Home Solutions
Classes offered in English and Spanish
Phone: 727-821-6897
E-mail: N/A
Website: www.nhsfl.org
Agency ID: 84069
Address:
1600 Dr. M. L. King Jr. Street S.
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
Parent Organization:
HomeFree US