Metropolitan Affordable Housing Conference

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Metropolitan CME Church

8955 South Freeway

(Hwy 288 and Reed Rd.)

Houston, TX 77051

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"You and Your Family Deserve a Safe and Secure Home. Come Out & Learn What Resources are Available to Make Your Journey Easier..."

Save the date and attend Metropolitan's Afffordable Housing Conference and learn how to make the housing system work for you. Meet housing professionsal from HUD, the State and city housing agencies who will share insights on how you can qualify for programs that can reduce your mortgage and help with closing costs.

If you are a senior and already own a home, we'll offer programs to help with your housing concerns, too.

Plan to come away from this program with a wealth of knowledge and resource materials to help you to take the next step toward the American dream of homeownership.

The Conference is designed for:

  • 1st Time Homebuyers who meet minimum income guidelines
  • Any Potential Homebuyers who haven’t had a home in their name in 3 years
  • Seniors who need safe housing and home repair info
  • anyone who is seeking information and best practices to help ensure that you are up to date on local housing issues.

FEATURED SPEAKER: Dr. Edward L. Pringle, Houston Field Director, HUD

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE (Itinerary may change)

Doors Open at 8:30 a.m. for check-in

9:00a - 10a – Registration & Community Resource Fair

10a-10:45 a.m. - Opening Session

  • Welcome Rev. Allen Page, III, Metropolitan CME Church

  • Presenter: Dr. Edward L. Pringle, Houston Field Director, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

11a -11:55 a.m. - Morning Session 1 Presented by HUD Field Directors, Region IV

How to Navigate the Housing System

Learn about federally approved programs that offer low interest rates loan and down payment assitance grants directly from the staff of HUD. A review of home safety and repair programs for seniors.

HUD approved Lenders

Repairing and Improving Your Credit so that Lenders will look for You!

Q & A

12p-1:50 p.m. - Lunch , Community Resource Fair

1:00 - 2:15 p.m. - Afternoon Sessions 2 For 1st Homebuyers

Meet Lenders, Bankers and Realtors:

More Specific down payment assistance programs, and how these home professional have made them work for their customers.

Finding Experts to Help

How to become the perfect homebuying candidate

1:00 - 2:15p Afternoon Session for Seniors Presented by HUD Field DIrectors Region IV

Senior Safe Housing and Carer options

Local home repair programs for seniors

2:15 – 2:30 p.m. - Closing wrap up

2:30 2:45 Community Resource Fair: Housing professionals to help the rest of the way.

For more information or to leave pre-conference questions, email Meropolitan CME at or call 713-748-5947.

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Metropolitan CME Church

8955 South Freeway

(Hwy 288 and Reed Rd.)

Houston, TX 77051

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