I was not selected for a Cincinnati Habitat home. Are there any other alternatives for housing?
Below is a list of agencies that specifically help low to moderate income families financially prepare
to buy a home through a conventional mortgage. They can review your credit and your current financial
situation, outlining any necessary steps that would have to be completed for you to buy a home through
The Home Ownership Center of Greater Cincinnati
2820 Vernon Place
Cincinnati, OH 45219
The Home Ownership Center is a private, non-profit partnership of businesses, residents and government
that helps you prepare for, buy and maintain a home. They offer loan counseling, home buyer training
classes, down payment assistance programs and home improvement loans, just to name a few of their services.
Greater Cincinnati Mortgage Counseling Service
7710 Reading Road, Ste 103
Cincinnati, OH 45237
Phone: (513) 948-8820
Greater Cincinnati Mortgage Counseling Service (GCMCS), established in 1989, provides free pre-mortgage
counseling for first time homeowners, single heads of households, and minorities. GCMCS has assisted
over 1400 families realize the American Dream of Home Ownership. GCMCS is a non-profit 501.c3 agency.
GCMCS has day, evening, and Saturday hours. This agency believes everyone who wants to own a home is
given an opportunity to become a homeowner.
Public Housing and Subsidized Rent Programs
To apply for a subsidized rent program where your monthly rent is based on your monthly income,
please contact the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority at (513) 421-2642.
Homeownership changes lives, strengthens families, and builds stronger communities.