At Fifth Ward CRC, we are committed to ensuring the success of homebuyers and homeowners. Our programs are designed to equip you with the necessary tools to reach a successful outcome.  Our HUD-Certified Housing Counselors will work with you to develop an action plan that meets your unique needs.


Get expert tips through our education and counseling services on money management, credit, obtaining a mortgage loan, shopping for a home, and protecting your investment. Whether you’re still dreaming or scheduled to close – there’s something for everyone! Our Homebuyer Education Class includes a FREE consultation with a HUD-Certified Housing Counselor to help you navigate the homebuying process.


Facing a financial hardship? Work with our HUD-Certified Housing Counselors to navigate your options. We understand what a lender will ask and can help you better prepare for a successful outcome.


We offer services for homeowners to ensure long-term sustainability and affordability. Our HUD-Certified Housing Counselors can assist with home maintenance plans, understanding homeowner’s insurance policies and guarantees, filing homestead exemptions, understanding property taxes and identifying refinancing options.


Trying to plan for a major purchase, like a new home or car? Want to improve your credit score or manage big debts, like student loans? Get professional advice from a HUD-certified counselor on how to improve your financial capacities. Our financial capabilities services focus on understanding and improving credit, developing budgets, increasing savings and retirement.