Neighborhood Housing Services of Richmond, Inc.


Established in 1981, Neighborhood Housing Services of Richmond, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization created specifically to present opportunities for low- and moderate-income families preparing to purchase affordable homes and to strengthen communities in Richmond and other communities in Virginia.

In our mission to serve our clients, we:

  • Provide innovative services, facilitate flexible lending products and offer a reliable, consistent process as our goal to be an invaluable provider of home buyer services and training;
  • Afford to our client home buyers comprehensive, pre- and post-purchase education, foreclosure prevention counseling and resources when they are ready to purchase, rehabilitate, insure and maintain their home, and;
  • Develop unique financial fitness programs to help home buyers make smart financial choices and manage their resources wisely.



Neighborhood Housing Services of Richmond is a United States Treasury- certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and a Community Development Entity (CDE).

Neighborborhood Housing Services believes in and supports The Fair Housing Act. This is a federal law prohibiting discrimination in residential real estate transactions on the basis of race, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. The prohibition applies to both the sale of a home to you and the decision by the lender to give you a loan to help pay for a home.