Owning a home is the American Dreamâ€¦but you need to be prepared for its challenges. The tips and information here can help make your experience as a homebuyer, homeowner or renter a little easier.Â Whether you are ready to buy, own, rent or need a place to stay today or need some time to explore the possibility of owning your own home, the Home Ownership Center can help.Â Please click on the tabs below to access the resources.
The homebuying process can seem complicated, but if you take things step-by-step, you will soon be holding the keys to your own home!Â Click the link below for more info, including a step-by-step guide, and links to more home buying resources.
Foreclosure prevention counseling services are provided FREE by nonprofit housing counseling agencies working in partnership with the Federal Government. These agencies are funded, in part, by HUD and NeighborWorksÂ® America. There is no need to pay a private company for these services.Â Click the link below toÂ learn more about foreclosure prevention and its process.
Having a home is not just a simple question of having shelter, it's about the attributes thatÂ make up a true home.Â A home is a place where you are safe and secure, it's a place you can always go back to, a place where you can cook, wash, and be yourself. Homelessness affects many people in America.Â If you are homeless yourself and need help or if you want to learn more about homelessness and how you can help, click below for homeless resources.
"I applaud the OCHOPC's hard work in helping homeowners to learn about the various resources to prevent home foreclosure and improve financial stability." -Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, 47th District
"Being informed is vital for people facing the possibility of foreclosure and the Orange County Home Ownership Preservation Collaborative is an excellent resource for homeowners." - Congressman Ken Calvert
"OCHOPC has been an incredible resource to residents in Orange County who are future homeowners, in need of assistance with financial stability, or facing home foreclosure." -State Senator Lou Correa, 34th District