Ray Carlisle, President of NID-HCA
Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) has announced $814,488 in federal grants through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to NID Housing Counseling Agency (NID-HCA), which is headquartered in Emeryville.The grants will be used to assist families and individuals with their housing needs and to prevent future home foreclosures.
“I am pleased that (the agency) was selected for this competitive funding to provide housing counseling services to families,” said Lee. “Homeownership is key to catapulting families to the middle class and building wealth.”
Founded in 1985, NID-HCA is a HUD-approved National Intermediary that is the oldest and largest minority real estate trade association in the nation.
“Congresswomen Lee is recognized in the halls of Congress and at the White House as a leading progressive advocate for policies that will help those working families most affected by the recent financial crisis share equally in the nation’s economic recovery. She understands that knowledgeable and fair homeownership opportunities helps build family and community social and economic stability and well-being,” said Ray Carlisle, President of NID-HCA.
NID-HCA delivers housing counseling and education services through its 33 local branches to minority communities in urban and suburban areas throughout 15 states in the country. The agency has eight offices throughout the state, all located in urban communities.
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