Who We Are

HomesteadCS is a non-profit HUD-certified Housing Counseling Agency offering Education and Consulting Assistance to all homeowners and potential homeowners regardless of income. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Our agency is certified by the State of Indiana to offer HomeBuyer Counseling, Education, and Foreclosure Prevention Counseling. Our counselors are certified by the State of Indiana, NeighborWorks America, and NCHEC to offer Pre and Post-purchase Counseling, Foreclosure Prevention, and Reverse Mortgage Counseling.

Attention Indiana homeowners: The deadline to apply for mortgage assistance through Indiana’s Hardest Hit Fund is May 3, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. No new applications will be accepted after this time. This change does not affect homeowners enrolled in the program, nor does it affect applications received before the deadline.

For more information, please visit www.877GetHope.org. If you are struggling to pay your mortgage, please call 1-877-GET-HOPE (1-877-438-4673) for free foreclosure prevention counseling.

HomesteadCS (Homestead Consulting Services) is the dba of Lafayette Neighborhood Housing Services.


The mission of HomesteadCS is to provide education and other resources to increase affordable, sustainable housing opportunities and financial stability in the communities we serve and to be a catalyst for the development and revitalization of our neighborhoods.


Homestead’s vision for the communities we serve is that all individuals and families will be financially educated regarding housing, have the knowledge and skills to manage financial assets, have access to affordable housing and live in safe, well-maintained neighborhoods.

We serve families in the following 10 counties:


Office Location

671 N. 36th St.
Lafayette, IN 47905
Phone: 765-423-1284
Fax: 765-637-7949

Rental Help: http://www.indianahousingnow.org

Foreclosure Preventions:  http://www.877gethope.org

In the wake of the COVID-19 virus pandemic, HomesteadCS, along with many other businesses in the community, have been impacted in ways we had never foreseen.  Our offices are currently closed to walk in traffic but we are still working from remote sites to serve you. All calls are answered and services are still being provided.  This is being handled through telephone and computer conversations now versus traditional face to face meetings. If you have questions, call. All phone calls are automatically routed to cellphones and all e-mails are accessed remotely.  Documents may still be submitted by e-mail, mail or fax. If you wish to drop off a payment or document, there is a drop box accessible inside our front door. Receipts will be mailed back to you and original documents copied and returned.  Normal operations are not suspended, just different. When the danger is past we will re-open and operate normally once again. In the meantime, stay safe.

Office Hours

Monday8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Appointments are recommended.

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