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Housing Counseling

Agency: Tri-City Peoples Corporation
Service Description:

HUD-approved housing counseling agency with certified housing counselors. Services available include:
- One-on-one counseling and group workshops for first-time homebuyers
- Foreclosure prevention assistance
- Utility assistance applications
- Landlord and tenant training
- HECM/reverse mortgage counseling and workshops
- Debt management/credit counseling and workshops


Most services are free. HECM counseling costs $125-$150.


Eligibility varies:
- For foreclosure prevention: must be in some stage of foreclosure
- For first time homebuyers: must have never owned a home, or haven't owned a home for 3 or more years
- For HECM: must be at least 62 years of age and a homeowner

Application Instructions:

Call to schedule an appointment or register for a workshop.

Required Documents:

  • application/registration forms
  • varies, call for information
  • Last Update: April 18, 2017


    55 Washington St

    East Orange, NJ 07017

    Web Address:

    Areas Served:

    Essex and Union Counties

    Business Hours:

    Mon - Fri 9:00am - 6:00pm
    Sat by appointment

    Telephones: types, numbers and hours
    Type Number Details
    Toll Free (800) 860-0566 Housing Counseling Toll Free
    Main Phone (973) 675-4484
    Main Phone (973) 676-5506 Ext: 2115 Housing Counseling



    Languages other than English

  • Spanish