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New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority
Department of Housing and Urban Development
US Census Bureau
NH Office of State Planning Data Center
Information about Housing Programs
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) website has 100 questions and answers about buying a home. Website:hud.gov/initiatives/homeownership/index.cfm

FANNIE MAE's corporate website offers information about all components of the homebuying process from selecting a realtor to getting a mortgage and closing on the property. A glossary of homebuying terms and a calculator to help you determine what you can afford is also provided. Website:homepath.com

Financing Programs for Homebuyers
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has information about programs for military veterans, the Federal Housing Administration, buying a HUD home and other programs for homebuyers. Website:hud.gov/initiatives/homeownership/index.cfm

Maine State Housing Authority has information about homebuyer programs for those interested in purchasing a home in Maine. Website:mainehousing.org

New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority provides information about homebuyer programs for those interested in purchasing a home in New Hampshire. Website:nhhfa.org

U.S. Rural Development provides information about their homebuyer programs. Website:rurdev.usda.gov/nh/

Homebuyers Counseling Services

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of NH and VT provides information about their credit counseling services. Website:ccsnh-vt.org

Homebuyer Education Programs and Schedules

New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority provides information about their homebuyer education programs. Website:nhhfa.org

The Housing Partnership provides information about their homebuyer education programs. Website:housingpartnership.org

Realtor Information

Seacoast Board of Realtors provides a list of member realtors and links to realtor agencies on the Seacoast. Website:seacoastboard.com
Information about Accessibility Programs
New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority HomeAccess Program. Website:http://www.nhhfa.org/hb_hap.cfm
Information about Economic Development Programs
City Economic Development Website. Website:cityofportsmouth.com/economic