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The Housing Advocates, Inc.
3655 Prospect Avenue, East
Cleveland,OH 44115
Phone: 216-391-5444
Fax: 216-391-5404
Contact:

Services Offered

Abusive Credit Practices/Predatory Lending Education

Methods of Offering Services

Classes
One-On-One Counselling

Target Audiences

Adults
Homebuyers/Homeowners
Neighborhood Residents
Program-based Eligibility

Areas Served

Cuyahoga Urban County Communities, City of Cleveland, City of East Cleveland, City of Shaker Heights

Program Description

Housing Advocates, Inc. (HAI) currently receives funding from the City of Cleveland for its Home Ownership Assistance Program (HOAP), a project that provides assistance to City residents who are victims of predatory lending. HOAP also has an education and outreach initiative through which staff members present at block clubs and neighborhood meetings, publish articles in community newspapers, and produce and circulate brochures throughout the City. Also, HAI currently receives funding from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development to provide educational brochures, public service announcements, and workshops throughout Cuyahoga County on the issues and dangers of illegal lending practices.

Programs and Fees

Materials and Publications

Brochures, PowerPoint presentation, glossary, consumer checklists

Mission and/or Goals

To promote equal housing opportunities, tenants rights, and affordable housing.
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