Company Profile
 

Background


Neighborhood Housing Services of Camden, Inc. (NHSC) was established in 1988 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) certified, community-based housing development corporation (CHDC). Under its "New 21st Century Direction," NHSC, Inc. provides home ownership counseling services to low, moderate (LMI), and median-income, first time home buyers in Camden City, throughout Southern NJ, and the Delaware Valley.



Mission


NHSC’s mission is to renew pride, restore confidence in the benefits of education, promote reinvestment, and revitalize neighborhoods through homeownership, economic development, and neighborhood planning, in partnership with residents, businesses, government agencies, nonprofits, and other stakeholders. As of 2005, NHSC has adopted an additional initiative to enrich the lives of children (in the Delaware Valley and, through our distance learning department, nationally) through early childhood assessments and a high-quality affordable preschool education that will nurture their social, physical, emotional, and educational needs during the critical years of early development.




Goals and Objectives


To help Individuals overcome hindrances to home ownership through our First Time Home Ownership and Purchase Services (HOPS) program.


To increase home ownership and establish, through a public/private partnership, a comprehensive, professional, and coordinated pre-purchase homeowner education and counseling delivery system in the region.


To expand the number of first-time home buyers successfully sustaining home ownership by raising the quality, scope, and availability of comprehensive post purchase homeowner education and counseling.


To participate as a community resource provider to develop educational and economic opportunities for LMI families.