Manatee Community Action Agency, Inc.

Housing Counseling


Manatee Community Action Agency helps families maintain stability in their living arrangements by providing a variety of financial services targeted to help keep families in their homes. Families can receive information from a certified HUD counselor regarding the following:
  • First Time Homebuyer Classes
    (Click here for class schedule and click here for documentation requirements)
  • Pre-purchase Counseling
  • Homeless Counseling
  • Budget Counseling
  • Renting
  • Default
  • Foreclosure
  • Credit issues

Making Homes Affordable
The Making Home Affordable Program is part of the President's broad, comprehensive strategy to get the economy back on track. The plan can help responsible homeowners who are
at risk of default or are facing foreclosure.

Does Fannie or Freddie own my loan?

Florida Hardest Hit
The federal government has allocated funding to help pay the mortgages of qualified homeowners who are unemployed or underemployed through no fault of their own.

Check with Fannie Mae's websiteCheck with Freddie Mac's Website
Loan Modification Scan Alert

Click and read about a success

Contact Information

Richard W. Di Giorgio
HUD Certified Housing Counselor

Phone: 941.757.1166 option 1
Fax: 941.827.4111
email: housing@manateecaa.org

Applications and Forms

-Mortgage Counseling Application
Back to Work Application
First Time Homebuyer Application

First Time Homebuyer Requirements
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