Yumairy Duran obtained a house

“The class was very helpful, very informational. I highly recommend taking this class. It was worth the time. I am very happy and glad that I had the opportunity to be a part of it! “ said Yumairy Duran. Yumairy Duran attended our home buying class last month on March 19th and 20th  where she ...

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The Story of Mr. Lopez

On November 7, 2015, Mr. Lopez and his wife came to our office seeking help to prevent a foreclosure on their home that was already scheduled by his lender. The Lopez’s got behind with their mortgage payment after Mr. Lopez’s bank account was mistaken with his son’s, who also happened to have the same name and last name. Unfortunately his son lost his life tragically, and since then life was very complicated for the Lopez family, both financially and emotionally. Trying to keep their home, the Lopez‘s became victim of fraud and lost most of their savings and ...

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Jessica Castillo talks about her experience with CAF

"I would like to thank God and CAF for their great help, professionalism, and above all the financial advise and housing education I received from them to take the best decisions to purchase the house of my dreams. Thank you for your hard work, and for always responding to my worries, and helping me take the right steps to improve my credit score.”

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Mr. Larios 

  "I am so grateful for the support CAF provided me in the process of my loan modification.  After going through a number of hardships both financially and emotionally, today I am signing my loan modification that was approved by my lender."​

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Yuly Diaz

We want to congratulate Ms. Yuly Diaz, who has worked for CAF for over five years, and recently bought her first home. Ms. Diaz built up her credit and worked very hard until achieving the American dream of home ownership.​ ​​

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Kibsaim Jimenez

Kibsaim is a pastor leading a small church in Woodbridge, in Prince Williams County, Virginia. He arrived to the United States five years ago with a family of four earning a very low wage. Kibsaim got connected with CAF through its network of faith-based organizations, hoping that he could achieve the dream of homeownership. His housing counselor helped him establish a savings and credit rebuilding plan, and in less than six months he was able to purchase his first home with an FHA loan and $5,000 in down payment assistance. He has since inspired a great number of other ...

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Agustina Mason 

​ "I am very grateful for all the support Centro de Apoyo Familiar has given me in order for me to be able to keep my house after my husband's death. CAF helped me obtain a reverse mortgage, that I never knew existed, with low interest rate. I was even able to get money back and make some improvements to my house." My husband's loss was very painful, but I thank God for CAF because today they have helped me by giving me hope, in addition to financial and emotional stability.

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EMPOWERING OUR NEIGHBORS

Recently Gloria met with a couple from Turkey, who needed assistance to pay a utility bill. The husband had been laid off from his job as a mechanic three months before. Gloria discovered that he had not filed for unemployment benefits and she explained the process to him. When he mentioned that he and his family had not eaten in two days, she immediately called an organization called Food for Others and they were able to help him with a two-week supply of food. Gloria assisted the couple in applying for food stamps. She helped them negotiate a loan modification with their ...

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A GRANDMOTHER ESCAPES EVICTION

In July 2012, Housing Counselor/Case Manager, Vivian Boakye met with a client in need of Housing Search Assistance. The client was a grandmother who was responsible for the well being of her daughter and her daughter’s two young children. One grandchild is two-years old and the other is a 2-month-old infant. The grandmother was in great distress because she had received an eviction notice and feared her family would become homeless. She had tried to find housing on her own, but due to a poor credit rating and her daughter’s criminal record, she was unsuccessful. ...

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ANOTHER SINGLE PARENT’S STRUGGLE

Another client, also a single parent, who had recently been laid off from work, came to HCSNV in need of financial assistance to pay an outstanding utility bill. Despite cold winter weather, the client’s electricity had been disconnected. HCSNV was able to provide a partial payment of $200 to assist with the electricity payment, and arranged for other service agencies to pay the remainder of the bill. Within one day of seeking services from HCSNV, the electricity was turned on again.

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