When it comes to deciding with whom you will be working when you are in the market for a new home, we understand that you have lots of options. So why should you work with HOC Realty and NHS of New Haven, especially when we’re asking questions the other guys don’t?


We are with you every step of the way. 


We use the information you provide to create a home purchase package that is unique to you. Our team members understand that the process of purchasing a home can be stressful and confusing. When you work with us, you can rest assured that we will provide you with the resources and knowledge to make informed, unbiased decisions. We ensure that you are prepared for the responsibilities of homeownership and are resistant to default and foreclosure.


It is our goal to make sure that you’re purchasing a home that you can not only afford to buy, but afford to keep. The staff will evaluate our client’s particular circumstances and match them with the mortgage origination criteria established by a number of different lenders. In this way we are able to obtain the best possible mortgage for each individual client.


Sign Up Through Compass Today! 

Regardless of where you are in the home buying process - just browsing homes, already pre-qualified, or ready to move tomorrow, your first step is signing up through Compass. Compass allows you to schedule classes and appointments, share documents, answer questions and inquire about services we offer, all at the tip of your fingers! You’ll be able to see how much you can afford as well as where you are in the home purchase process. With NHS of New Haven Compass you’re securely connected to a team of home-purchase specialists who will work with you on your home-buying goals – wherever you are, whenever you want.




Helping You Afford the Home That is Right for You

Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven and the New Haven HomeOwnership Center help to identify a variety of downpayment assistance programs that can benefit first-time homebuyers. 

From the City of New Haven to the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority to various downpayment assistance programs offered from banks throughout Connecticut, we will help you find the right program for you. In some cases, homebuyers can layer multiple programs to ensure that they receive as much assistance as possible in making their homeownership dreams become a reality.





Your First Step Toward Homeownership

Think of Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven as your GPS, routing you through the roadblocks to find the home that's perfect for you.

* Individual Coaching & Consultation
* Budgeting & Financial Management
* Homebuyer Education courses
* Downpayment Assistance and advice








Homebuyer Education Programs for First-Time and Repeat Homebuyers

* Financial Fitness
* Landlord Class
* Mortgage Intervention
* Pre-Closing Education
* Pre-Purchase Homebuyer Education