Our Mission

Our goal is to improve the quality of life in America's cities. We will accomplish this as partners working together with our friends and neighbors. We will help our communities become places where families can live in safety, prosperity and harmony; places where the American dream of home ownership can flourish; places where fair, decent and affordable housing is a reality for all people.


Our Focus

As a HUD approved counseling  agency, we offer services to consumers, as well as non-profits, public agencies and faith-based organizations in each of the following 

From left to right: Former President Barack Obama, Jacquelyn Carlisle, Executive Director of NID-HCA National and Ray Carlisle, President of NID-HCA National


Pre-purchase, Budget/Credit, Pre-rental, Homeowner, Default/Foreclosure, Home Equity 
Conversion/Reverse Mortgages, Community Development Programs, Housing Rehabilitation, Refinance, Financial Literacy, Discrimination, Predatory Lending and Fair Housing.

May 4th

9:30am - 11:30am



June 1st

9:30am -11:30am


Tenant Landlord Workshop:

Learn the laws governing your relationship with Tenants to remain in compliance.


Certificates of completion are awarded at the end of the session; this workshop satisfies the course requirement for first-time buyers of multi-family homes.


Classses are held on Saturday but call us for individual appointments.


Click for more information.  This is a FREE event

June 15th

9:30am - 3:00pm

Register Now!

  • I Want To Buy a Home

  • Avoid Foreclosure

  • I’m a Homeowner-Now what?

  • I Need Rental Assistance 

  • Homeless and Shelter Services

  • Financial Literacy and Education

  • Learn about Reverse Mortgages

  • Fair Housing - Its Your Right! 


High-Cost Mortgage

Get certification that you have received homeownership counseling about the particular high cost mortgage the lender is offering you.


Back to Work Program

The Federal Housing Administration’s Back to Work – Extenuating Circumstances mortgage loan program allows a shortened waiting period to buy a home to as little as one year after a bankruptcy, foreclosure, deed-in -lieu of foreclosure, or short sale.


Call us to get the counseling needed to qualify.


Coming Soon!!!


1539 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02126    

Tel: 617-296-3693  Fax: 617-296-7120  info@nidhcaboston.com

NID-HCA is a diverse network of advocacy groups and individuals, organizations, housing counselors, real estate professionals, community groups, civic organizations and faith-based organizations committed to ensuring fair housing opportunities for all in urban/minority communities throughout the country. As an advocacy, communications, education and resource network, NID-HCA works to provide its partners and the communities they serve with information to assist them in their advocacy efforts to address issues ranging from increasing access to quality housing and mortgage products and eliminating housing disparities.

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