Homebuying Assistance


Programs & Counseling

  • Preserving Homeownership – Counseling on mortgage foreclosure by NeighborWorks.
  • City of Bridges BuyerInitiated Home Purchasing Program– A program aimed at helping low and moderate homebuyers the opportunity to purchase affordable property.
  • Housing Connector – ACTION Housing program to assist people with varying disabilities, connecting them to independent housing options.
  • Section 8 Homeownership – Wilkinsburg Affordable Housing Advocates
  • Legal Counseling for Seniors – AmeriHealth Community HealthChoices has partnered with the SeniorLAW Center to provide free legal counseling to seniors for housing-related concerns. Their online referral form can be found here, and their dedicated helpline is active Monday-Friday 9AM-3PM at (833) 546-3707


Get a Loan

  • 203k Loans – Administered by PA Capital Mortgage.
  • FHA 203k Loan– PrimeLending offers both smaller and larger loan programs depending on the amount required to rehab a property
  • Federal Home Loan Bank (FHL Bank) – Offers services such as low-interest loans, and closing cost assistance for first time home buyers.
  • Community Heroes Mortgage Loan Program – WesBanco offers a program for emergency responders, teachers, active duty military, and nurses
  • Home Renovation Loans – Wesbanco offers loans and renovations in a package program
  • HomeStyle Renovation – Provided by Huntington Bank which allows the bundling of purchasing a home and rehabbing.