The Town of Evans and Belmont Housing Resources of WNY will partner to offer free housing and financial services to local residents on a monthly basis. A Belmont Housing Program Manager will be on hand at Evans Town Hall from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to meet one-on-one with residents. To make a reservation to meet with a Belmont Housing Specialist, please call 884-7791
Belmont offers a range of services including: Financial Education; Homeowner Counseling; Renter Counseling; First Time Homebuyers Classes; Foreclosure Prevention; and Reverse Mortgage.
This initiative is part of the Town’s focus on reducing the number of at-risk properties in the community. The Town Board recently formed the Evans at Risk & Vacant Property Task Force, made up of Town officials and community stakeholders, to develop foreclosure and abandonment prevention strategies. “It is important to provide the tools to our residents that support successful homeownership,” said Supervisor Mary Hosler. “The financial education services that Belmont offers benefit seasoned homeowners as well as first-time homebuyers,” she said.
Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is a comprehensive HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency. Belmont counsels individuals and group audiences on a diverse quantity and complexity Belmont’s counselors all have certifications through the NCHEC, and have adopted the National Industry Standards and Code of Ethics for Housing Counseling and Foreclosure Prevention Counseling.