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HUD Housing Counseling Grant
CHAPA is the HUD-approved Regional Intermediary for New England, under HUD's Housing Counseling Program. CHAPA competes for housing counseling funds with other regional intermediaries and 12 to 15 national intermediaries on an annual basis. CHAPA works with 21 affiliates in five New England states – Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont. Each of the 21 affiliates is a non-profit agency providing housing counseling services to low and moderate income households. Services include tenant counseling, pre- and post-purchase homebuyer education and counseling, and default and delinquency counseling. CHAPA's affiliates are listed below by state.
Housing Education Resource Center (HERC), Hartford
Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI), Wiscasset
Community Concepts, South Paris
Penquis Community Action Program, Bangor
York County Community Action Corporation (YCCAC), Sanford
Allston-Brighton Community Development Corporation (ABCDC), Brighton
Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance (MAHA), Dorchester
Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership (MVHP), Lowell
Blackstone Valley Community Action Program (BVCAP), Pawtucket
Community Works Rhode Island (formerly Elmwood Foundation), Providence
Olneyville Housing Corporation, Providence
Stop Wasting Abandoned Property (SWAP), Providence
Central Vermont Community Land Trust, Barre
Champlain Housing Trust (CHT), Burlington
Gilman Housing Trust (GHT), Lyndonville
NeighborWorks of Western Vermont, Rutland
Windham and Windsor Housing Trust, Brattleboro