Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle-Housing Department
Safe habitable and affordable housing is a basic need. The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle (ULMS) Housing Department provides direct service programs and resources to individuals and families who seek knowledge, understanding and access to pertinent financial education that result in maintaining and obtaining generational wealth. ULMS Housing department takes pride in supporting Economic Growth and Empowerment in communities by providing and assisting low to moderate individuals and families in Financial Education and Training. This service incorporates Financial Education with the process of Homeownership so clients are financial mangers and navigators in all aspects of financial management. Additionally, the program curriculum is structured to assist clients in confronting and managing economic challenges while providing them with knowledge and resources to make better financial decisions.
Our Financial management education services also include the following components and resources that are necessary for clients to correct and or improve their financial issues and gain financial stability.
- Foreclosure Prevention and Intervention
- Washington State Mediation
- Financial Literacy Sessions
- Credit and Budgeting
- Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECM)
- Also known as Reverse Mortgages
- Expunging and Sealing of Criminal Records Education
- Tenant Rental Rights and Responsibilities
- Transitional Housing
- Homeownership Education
- Down payment Assistance
- Mortgage Definitions and Terms
The Housing Department holds a HUD certification as has since 1979. All counselors are fully trained and hold certification from Neighborworks and HUD.