How to Participate

NOTICE!

Please know that even during the Covid-19 Pandemic, NDF remains committed to providing quality financial housing counseling, education, and financial Literacy.  The health and safety of our clients, staff, and resource volunteers are of utmost importance. Accordingly, we will be temporarily modifying how we deliver counseling and education services to prevent the spread of COVID-19 where possible.

As always, our offices are open to the public BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. If you need financial housing counseling, education, and Financial Literacy services, you can:
  1. Follow the information below on our website at: https://ndf-neworleans.org/how-to-participate/
  2. Gather copies of the documents listed and complete the intake form at https://ndf-neworleans.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/NDF_Intake_form_fillable_v3.pdf
  3. Put all documents along with $125.00 money order and the authorization form (CLICK HERE) in a sealed envelope and deliver to the NDF Office at: 1429 South Rampart Street @MLK Blvd.  The mail slot is on the S. Rampart Street side of the building.
  4. Current clients who need a follow-up appointment should contact NDF at 504-488-0155 and/or send an email to the housing advisor (fredj@ndf-neworleans.org or patriciaf@ndf-neworleans.org ).
  5. If you are in contract and have an impending closing date, if approved by your lender and can register and complete the “Homebuyer Education” on line at https://www.ehomeamerica.org/ndf-neworleans
  6. To be approved for the online homebuyer education class you will need to submit copies of your purchase agreement and your lender pending approval prior to the VOT being issued.

UPDATED FEE STRUCTURE

*Financial Fitness Counseling & Education $100.00

*Homebuyer Counseling & Education $125.00

*Landlord Counseling & Education $85.00

*Online Financial Fitness (Money Management) $105

*Online Homebuyer Education $125.00

*90-Day Follow-Up Counseling w/new Credit Report $60.00

*Post Purchase Follow-up Counseling with Credit Report $75.00

A few things you will need to know in order to participate in the program.

Please review the following information:

  1. There are fees associated with this program.
  2. NDF only accepts the following forms of payment:
  3. MONEY ORDER
WHAT YOU NEED FOR YOUR INTERVIEW

Copies of the items listed below are required and should be made before your appointment:

NDF will pull a mortgage tri-merge credit report (Cost Included in Registration Fee).

  • A copy of your last two (2) years of all W-2 form from all employer:
  • A copy of State or Government issued identification.
  • Proof of parent child relationship (FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 18)
    (acceptable documents include): birth certificates, adoption papers.
  • (IF YOU WOULD LIKE US TO HELP YOU CREATE A HOUSEHOLD BUDGET ) Bring Copies of all revolving, installment and open accounts etc. personal bills, including charge accounts, credit cards, installment loans (car pymt, student loans, auto/life insurance and household expenses etc. light, gas, water, cable, telephone, food/household products.

What’s Next

CALL THE OFFICE AT 504-488-0155 TO SET YOUR APPOINTMENT AND/OR
REQUEST A PARTICIPATION CALL BACK

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