Program Overview

BCD Affordable Housing Program is a city and state certified Community Housing Development Organization. The friendly and qualified staff offers flexibility to meet the needs of those seeking services and is certified to offer homebuyer counseling on site. Professional and courteous, the staff is always ready to put the needs of the homebuyer first.

We offer all of the services and training that customers need to shop for, purchase, rehabilitate, insure, maintain and manage a home and build assets through financial education and affordable housing. Below is a list of our services:

Individual Homeownership Counseling
BCD provides free one-on-one counseling for individuals interested in purchasing a home. For more information, please contact Ruth Jones at 501-379-1561 or rajones@bcdinc.org.

Weatherization Assistance Program
BCD provides Weatherization Assistance throughout the state of Arkansas for Multi-Family units. The purpose is to install energy measures in the homes of income-eligible persons, especially homes occupied by the elderly, persons with disabilities, and families with children. For more information, please contact Mike Escalera at 501-379-1537 or mescalera@bcdinc.org.

Homebuyer Education Classes
BCD is a HUD-approved Homebuyer Counseling agency. We have a monthly scheduled eight-hour course that will give you an in-depth review of the entire homebuying process. After completion of the course, certificates will be distributed that you can present to a lender that requires you attend a homebuyer education class. The certificate is valid for one year. The classes are free. For more information, contact Ruth Jones at 501-379-1561 or rajones@bcdinc.org.

Foreclosure Intervention and Prevention
Facing foreclosure? Contact a counselor. You can also contact 1-888-995-HOPE, a national counseling service provided by the Homeownership Preservation Foundation. For more information, contact Ruth Jones at 501-379-1561 or rajones@bcdinc.org.


Contact:
Darryl Swinton
Director of Housing
Better Community Development, Inc.
3805 West 12th, Suite 203
Little Rock, AR 72204
501-379-1539 Office
501-379-1577 Fax
dswinton@bcdinc.org