Coronavirus update

Monday – Thursday from 10am to 4pm Friday – Closed

Due to the Coronavirus, the NFH offices will be open on a limited schedule:

All counseling appointments will be done online (by video) or by phone. Our offices will only be open to the public for document drop off and pick up, by APPOINTMENT ONLY!

**Subject to change without notice

Appointments must be made ONLY over the phone. Call (313) 255-9500 to make an appointment!

You can be a homeowner in as quickly as 3 months to 1 year.

Homeownership is achievable for everybody!

HomeBuyer Programs

Welcome to National Faith HomeBuyers! Founded in 1996 by Dina Harris, our mission is to expand the American dream of homeownership to everyone. We do this by encouraging, educating and empowering families to take ownership of their lives and develop financially responsible behavior.

We understand that homeownership may seem like an impossible dream to many people. The process is complicated and confusing, especially to people who are embarking on the process for the first time or require assistance navigating the system.

National Faith HomeBuyers offers classes and seminars to prep first-time homebuyers for the homebuying experience, called homebuyer assistance programs. We walk our clients through the process while providing other resources to educate and inform them of their options. Some of our classes and services include:

Down payment assistance program

Foreclosure Assistance

Foreclosure Prevention Workshops

Financial literacy

Credit education

Housing counseling

Our services are free.

Through these offerings, we are committed to empowering our clients to achieve homeownership and stop foreclosures. We always strive to do what’s best for the client in a kind, compassionate and nonjudgmental way. Everyone at National Faith and our clients have the same goal: to purchase and stay in a home.

Since our founding in 1996, we have counseled over 7,000 families, which has led to over 1,000 first time home purchases.

If you’d like to learn more about us or get involved, please call (313) 255-9500 to reach our Detroit office and call (678) 553-3770 to get in touch with our Atlanta office or fill out our contact form.

We are also expanding! National Faith HomeBuyers now has locations in Detroit, Westland and Atlanta.

National Faith HomeBuyer’s Story

National Faith Homebuyers was first started in Washtenaw County in 1996. Our founder and executive director, Dina Harris, wanted to create a program to help other people like herself: those who wanted to buy a home for the first time but needed extra help achieving that goal. She also has over 40 years of experience in the housing industry and brings that expertise with her to all National Faith clients.

What was the Washtenaw Homebuyers Program moved to Detroit, and National Faith HomeBuyers was born. Dina has helmed our nonprofit organization ever since then.

Every person you’ll encounter at National Faith HomeBuyers is not only knowledgeable about the homebuying process, but truly cares about the clients. We’ll be with you every step of the way, from the first information session to the closing on your very own home.

Although the organization started in Washtenaw and moved to Detroit, National Faith is expanding to provide first time homebuyer assistance all across the country. We have locations in Detroit, Westland, Michigan, and Atlanta. Our goal is to help people across the nation become homeowners.

Just like our beginnings in Washtenaw, we are committed to providing the best first-time homebuyer education there is, especially to people who need some extra guidance.

Our Mission

Our mission is to assist our clients in realizing the American dream of homeownership. Our program provides individuals and families with resources, knowledge, and financial assistance to become homeowners. We will also assist homeowners to prevent and/or avoid foreclosure.

Many clients come to us thinking they’ll never be able to buy a home, or that foreclosure is the only option. Here, we strive to change that. Our goal is to get clients in their very first homes or keep them in their homes.

Resources We Offer

Buying a home can be a daunting experience, especially if it is your first time. National Faith Homebuyers is dedicated to walking each client through the process while educating them on fiscal responsibility, and the joys and burdens of homeownership.

You can visit our services page for a full list of applications, checklists, workshops and other resources we offer.

Information sessions and Fast Track workshops are offered every month! Check out our calendar for more information on those events. You will need to attend one of these sessions before making an appointment with us for housing counseling.

Get Started with National Faith HomeBuyers

If you’re wondering how to buy a home for the first time, you’ve come to the right place. Our experienced staff will guide you through the homebuying process and educate you on how to maintain financial responsibility and avoid foreclosure.

In order to receive counseling from us, you must first attend an information session and a Fast Track workshop. The calendar for these events can be found here.

Once you have attended an information session and a Fast Track workshop, then you can sign up for an appointment. There, we can discuss what help you need and work out a plan for you to achieve homeownership.

For more information, please call (313) 255-9500 to reach our Detroit office and call (678) 553-3770 to get in touch with our Atlanta office or fill out our contact form.

First-Time Homebuyer Resources

Ready to buy your first home? Besides receiving help and counseling through National Faith, we encourage our clients to be proactive about educating themselves. Here are some other resources for first time homebuyers:

Everyone at National Faith Homebuyers is ready to assist you in your journey to become a homeowner.

arnell T.
Very knowledgeable information to buy a home and very professional
Cookie H.
This is a great place to learn about how to to get an home and they help you build your credit I appreciate it that they help when in need
Karen C.
Great class. Very informative when buying a home. Thanks for the knowledge.
Nadia T.
Awesome place, I love the staff.
Antoine H.
LaToya J.
I completed the NFH workshop and was thoroughly pleased with all the in depth information that was presented as well as the joy some of the presenters possessed while speaking. You can tell this non-profit organization really cares about helping... individuals obtain their homeownership goals. They are quick to respond to emails and follow-ups as well. Hopefully I will be a homeowner soonread more
Judy M.
Mark T.
Well my wife said it was so much information that she started taking notes from the speaker till I leaned over and had shown her my notes from the start. We actually just had a great time listening and learning about our next steps in life, but started... laughing at the interactions between all of the fellow participants it was fantastic. We would have loved to just jump in on the conversation but hey let's face facts here I'm really not sure how I can even store my grandbabies pictures in my phone let alone see and talk at the same time. So please if you see me walking around don't give me a piece of gum cause I might fall over . Great experience I would definitely recommend it for you younger folks don't even wait till you look my Ole butt. Loved it Mr & Mrs Traverread more
Mia W.
Call was wonderful. I now feel more comfortable in participating in the home buying process. I was able to gain knowledge and understanding on what my responsibilities are as a buyer and what to expect from the saler.
Shana B.
Excellent and informative workshop! Highly recommended!! They care and and very helpful!
Trisha H.
Denise M.
The speakers was very knowledgeable and the audience asked questions . The total experience was very informative. I have been working to improve my credit score for years and the banker and underwriter shared great information!!
Shantrell W.
Jeffri W.
Excellent experience
Felicia B.
Good information very nice straight to the point staff….
Breanna W.
Micheryll T.
Adams Villiage (.
Very organized and Responsive. The team is on board and respects everyone’s role. Thank you for a great team. I am super excited -Ashley
Brianna J.
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Nicole J.
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LaTanya M.
I'm still in the processing stages but working with Sheryl has been Awesome. By the time my interview was over...I knew exactly what I had to complete and why..I was smiling during the whole process..I took in the good, the bad and the ugly, still I... smiled cause now I can see my new home coming soon! Thank You NFH!!read more
Isiah P.
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china P.
Helpful, caring team 💕
Jasmine L.
Sasha B.
Aron L.
Well informed staff. Received & learned alot of homeownership information. Ms S Fils is a great caseworker.
Reneth S.
Carol G.
Larry T.
National Faith is a very good program they go thru the steps of helping with information about buying a home.
Professional and very informative information this company provides
Carlos D.
Kimberly talked me through step by step and was patient with me
DeJane S.
Jimi B.
Very Informative. I the class is essential for any home buyer.
Lamocha W.
Roderick M.
So far I'm having a pretty good experience in my process of getting a home. 🏡 👍
I enjoyed the webinar very much. They taught me a lot about the process. This was great information, thank you
Toashie H.
Seanteca D.
My husband and I completed the seminar on my birthday! I am very excited about the new chapter we're about to start! Thank you National Faith Homebuyers for this path you have created for us.
David H.
Te experience was informative I look forward to working with you guys
Markiea T.
Karen T.
So far I got a lot of positive vibes and I see that they are Serious about making things happen people
Heather C.
Sandra L.
Louis M.
Very informative class.
Keisha T.
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Andrea H.
I will recommend National Faith Homebuying to anyone who is or needs a home to start with this company. Great service and always answers their phones and keep me updated with important information through email .
Sekwana N.
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Kimberly W.
It was very informative and all the presenters were knowledgeable and nice. They made it fun while we learned value information in the home buying process. The National Faith Homebuyer's staff is very professional but most importantly they make you feel... welcome and if your success really matters to them-- You feel at more
Calvin S.
Raquel W.
Not your B.
Good information for a 1st time home buyer. Great speakers and knowledgeable❤❤ I recommend National Faith Homebuyers too Everyone who's interested in buying.. Kimberly C is such a sweetheart and kind.. She will answer any questions you may... have and any skeptical you may inquire. I so excited to be involved with themread more
Adonica C.
Loren D.
Very informative
Shirleia K.
I really enjoyed the presentation. My only suggestion is for certain parts especially for approved homebuyers who just need down payment the underwriters and closing special class or optional questions and answers.
sylvia D.
tamika H.
Corey F.
I am very appreciative for this class and opportunity to learn about homeownership from experts in all areas of the home buying process. Armed this is newly acquired knowledge, I feel better prepared to enter the ever-changing landscape of the housing... market. Thanks, again!read more
Lynette K.
Iesha A.
Thanks for giving me an opportunity
Connie B.
Wonderful Program I learned alot about the process and myself. Thank you.
Monya H.
Sara F.
National Faith Homebuyers is wonderful to work with. The class they offer for first time homebuyers is very informational and good to take. Everyone who works for them are easy to talk to and work with. Huge shout out to Dina Harris for starting this... wonderful program. God bless you! We will highly recommed this program to our friends who will first time home buyers as well.Sara and Jacobread more
Sharreen H.
Excellent Homebuyers Class. I loved it and would recommend National Faith Homebuyers to anyone interested in purchasing a home. I believe they genuinely care, and I feel prepared to successfully purchase a home due to all of the knowledgeable presenters... (Lender, real estate agent, title company, etc.)read more
Naglaa E.
Ray M.
Angela D.
I'm excited to move forward. The classes were informative.
Kearstin S.
Felicia T.
Lakia J.
Frank N.
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Very informative
April M.
Kya L.
Monique P.
LaTonya R.
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Sherisa W.
Jalisa J.
Kia B.
Kina B.
Wonderful program I’ve been a homeowner going on 11 years this November they gave me all the tools and resources I needed. I’m so thankful for Ms. Dina and her family. Ms. Gloria was an awesome realtor they worked with me from the beginning to the end... literally signing on the dotted line at closing. My credit was great however issues did arise in my situation and as promised they took care of it. I love my subaran community just outside of more
Ken Eaddy J.
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Angela A.
This class was great I learned a lot of important ways to improve my credit score towards the preparation of getting financial assistance along with many other important factors that play major part in buying a home.
Ricky T.
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Nicole S.
I wanted to give recognition to Kim at National Faith Homebuyers!!! She is very patient, professional and caring person! Within 9 months my credit score was up to purchase a home!! Thanks Kim for making my experience exceptional!!!
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