Housing - Home of Your Own Delta Initiative
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The HOYO Delta Initiative offers assistance to people with disabilities to identify and locate safe, affordable housing and community-based supports needed to empower people with disabilities in their quest for independence and community inclusion in 21 counties in the Mississippi Delta.
HOYO Delta staff holds regular home buyer education classes in various locations in the Delta. From IDS’ housing office in Indianola, located at 382 Hwy 82E, staff has assisted over 300 individuals and their families with homebuyer education and counseling. Seventy individuals and their families in the Delta have become homeowners.
Assistance provided includes
- group home buyer education training
- pre-purchase counseling
- post-purchase counseling
- financial assistance when grant funds are available for downpayment assistance
- coordination of additional resources needed by borrowers
The HOYO Delta Initiative is funded by the F. B. Heron Foundation.Coordinator for Housing Initiatives
Toll Free and TTY: 1.888.671.0051