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We are a proud partner in the Black Home Initiative!

The Black Home Initiative (BHI) is a new regional effort to increase the Black homeownership rate in South Seattle, South King County, and North Pierce County.

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Deep roots in Washington?

You could be eligible for the new Covenant Homeownership Program, which offers help with the down payment on a home. This program may be for you if:

  • You or a parent/grandparent lived in Washington state before 1968
  • That person is Black, Hispanic, Indigenous, or in another racial group identified in the Covenant study
  • You meet income guidelines for the program
  • Call WHRC today to learn more!

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Facing Foreclosure

There are steps you can take that may help you avoid foreclosure.

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Buying a Home

Get informed. Reach your goals. Homebuyer assistance can help.

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Repair Assistance

Help may be available to repair, maintain, or modify your home.

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Other Resources

Even after you buy your home, you may need help or have questions.

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Questions about homeownership?WHRC is here to help.

We can help you connect to vetted tools and resources to help you achieve your homeownership dream and succeed as a homeowner.

  • Pre-Purchase Homebuyer Education Classes or Housing Counseling
  • Down-Payment Assistance Programs or other help buying a home
  • Foreclosure Prevention Housing Counseling
  • Foreclosure Prevention Legal Aid
  • Home Repair or Home Modification Assistance
  • Payment Assistance Programs (Availability varies. Call for information)