Repairing Credit with HOPE

Many people face financial difficulties during a period of their life. If you find yourself in a similarsituation, there are options you can take. Which path you decide to take depends on yourspecific situation, but have no fear – there is a road to recovery...

April is Financial Literacy Month

First recognized in the U.S in 2004, Financial Literacy Month promotes the idea of increasing financial knowledge to better your future. Though the holiday originated as a way to teach the youth how to be financially-savvy, learning financial skills is an asset to...

What Makes Up Your Credit Score?

Credit and credit scores affect so many aspects of our lives but the details of it aren’t always clear. Habitat HOPE is here to help by answering ‘what makes up your credit score?’ Let’s break it down: 10% New Credit – recently opened...

Are You at Risk of Property Tax Foreclosure?

Are you at risk of losing your home due to delinquent property taxes, resulting in a property tax foreclosure? Habitat HOPE Housing Counseling may be able to help. In Michigan, real property tax foreclosure involves a three year process. Parcels are forfeited to...