First -Time & Non First-Time Homebuyers’ Programs

Know Your Rights

It is illegal to discriminate based on:

  • Race
  • Religious Belief
  • Ethnicity
  • Familial Status (number of children)
  • Gender
  • Disability
If you have been discriminated while trying to rent or buy a home, please call us at 504-941-2852.
A Community Works with Southern United Neighborhoods to help residents get into their own homes.

Certified First-Time and Non-First Time Homebuyers’ Program

Southern United Neighborhoods is certified by the Louisiana Home-buyer Education Collaborative to provide the home-buyer education that is required as a part of eligibility for the Bond Loan Program and City of New Orleans Soft Mortgage Program.   These programs provide assistance to help with down payment and closing costs.

Housing program info

Upcoming Class Schedules:

Thursday Classes 6pm to 8pm

Feb 5th, Mar 5th, April 2nd

Saturday Classes 10am to 2pm TBD

Classes held at 2221 St. Claude Avenue (at Elysian Fields)


  • Homebuying basics
  • Fair housing laws
  • Shopping for a house
  • Repairing your credit
  • Budgeting
  • Obtaining a mortgage
  • Home inspection
  • Home appraisal
  • Homeowner’s insurance
  • Loan closing
  • Life as a homeowner

Call 800-239-7379 for more information.

To Join the Next Housing Class and Sign up for Credit Counseling, please click below to start your membership today! Please choose option $10 Housing Program, monthly donation.