We’re living in challenging times.
If you are concerned about your home or your finances due to COVID-19, our Homeowner Resource Guide can help.
It's your home. We just help you get there.
Where to BuyBuying a home is a big decision, and the retailers in our network will work with you to choose the right home that works best for you.
Where to FinanceThe lenders in our network can help provide the financing options for your home that make the most sense for you.
Where to Get HelpWhether you need assistance with a down payment, help with your credit score, or budgeting resources, the housing counselors in our network can help!
Homeownership is possible with Next Step.
If you need help improving your credit score, or have been denied a loan, the SmartMH program can help you successfully finance, purchase and own your home. Work with experienced advisors – in a convenient and secure way – to put you on the path to successful homeownership.
“This is a forever home.”
— Robert & Chasity
Making an Impact is part of taking the next step.
3,129 new ENERGY STAR® factory-built homes supported through Next Step programs.
1,575 affordable homes preserved in communities by Next Step members.
471 members in Next Step’s Network – dedicated to affordable homeownership solutions.
More than $938,000 in energy cost savings for homeowners and families.
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