Resources


American Association of Retired Persons
Information on issues affecting individuals age 50 and older. Special sections on housing issues including reverse mortgages and predatory lending.
www.AARP.org

Benefits Check-Up
A helpful website for seniors to see if they qualify for state or federal help. Sponsored by the National Council on Aging.
www.benefitscheckup.org

First Gov
Internet gateway to Federal government agencies and online services including forms, regulations and phone directories.
www.FirstGov.gov

Home Buying Guides
A variety of tools to assist potential homebuyers. Offered in six different languages and sponsored by the Fannie Mae Foundation, this website offers brochures, mortgage calculators, and a link to a lender locator on the Fannie Mae website.
www.homebuyingguide.org
www.FannieMae.com

Identity Theft
Information to protect yourself from identity theft. Sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission.
www.consumer.gov/idtheft

Seniors Blue Book
Offers information to guide seniors and their families in making wise and informed decisions about senior housing and services to preserve and enhance the quality of life of elders.
www.seniorsresourceguide.com

State and Federal Agencies

Department of Veterans Affairs - VA
Specific information for individuals who are veterans of military service. Information on housing, VA loans, medical benefits, VA/Government employment information and special programs for veterans.
www.va.gov

Federal Trade Commission
Consumer information site highlight and reviews of consumer fraud, waste and abuse.
www.ftc.gov

Medicare
The official US government site for people with Medicare
www.Medicare.gov

State Agencies
Florida Housing Assistance
One Time Emergency Financial Assistance

United States Rural Development
Rural Development provides information about home loans and grants in rural America.
www.rurdev.usda.gov

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Wide variety of housing information; government policies/regulations for government insured loans, new homebuyer information, database of housing counseling agencies for all of the United States, funding news, community housing development information and fair housing information.
www.hud.gov

PDF Links

Housing Assistance Resource Directory PDF Document 25KB
Advocacy and Technical Services PDF Document 71KB
Homebuyer Services PDF Document 57KB