Housing Counseling Services

Beginning in September 2018, Germantown United CDC will increase its work around affordable housing and homeownership. We are committed to bringing new housing counseling services to the neighborhood, and connecting residents with reputable resources in Germantown and nearby, including foreclosure prevention, anti-predatory lending education, financial counseling, pre-purchase and home-ownership counseling, and a renter assistance referral system.

Current Programs

Germantown United CDC seeks to strengthen Germantown and empower residents by shaping long-term, successful homeowners. We now offer FREE monthly first-time homebuyer workshops in Germantown through a partnership with Mt. Airy USA.  Register for the workshop below. Learn about other housing resources in Germantown here.

First-time Homebuyer Workshop

Learn everything you need to know to become a successful first-time homebuyer! In this three-hour workshop, our experienced and HUD-certified housing counseling staff will cover:

  • How to improve your credit scores and prepare a spending plan
  • The mortgage lending process
  • What’s in a sales agreement
  • Inspections, insurance, and why you need them
  • Available assistance for down payment and closing costs


Workshops are Tuesdays at 5:30pm at GUCDC’s office, located at 5320 Germantown Ave (at the corner of W Penn St). All workshops are approximately 3 hours, please plan accordingly.

September 11
October 2
October 30
November 27

Additional dates will be announced.

Register online at bit.ly/gtownhomes
Or contact us at 215-856-4303, events@germantownunitedcdc.org

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Page last updated August 8, 2018

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