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. We serve families in Tippecanoe, Benton, Boone, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Putnam, Warren, and White Counties. 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.

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

Office Location

HomesteadCS is located between South Street (SR 26) and Union Street on 36th Street in Lafayette, IN.

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

Office Hours

Monday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Appointments are recommended.


Marie Morse, Executive Director Marie@HomesteadCS.org
Joe Kellogg, Housing Programs and Facilities Manager Joe@HomesteadCS.org
Karen Evans, Marketing and Development Director Karen@HomesteadCS.org
Sheila Hall, Administrative Assistant Sheila@HomesteadCS.org
Trudi Morgan, Front Desk Assistant Trudi@HomesteadCS.org

Board of Directors

Jim Slaven
State Farm Insurance
Board President
Cindy Murray
Lafayette City Clerk
Board Vice-President
David Holder, CPA
Hare, Russell & Holder
Board Treasurer
Larry Lohmeier
Caterpillar, Inc.
Board Secretary
Kim Davis
Realtor, ReMax
Norbert Fisher
Heather Hart
Ivy Tech Community College
Sheila Klinker
Indiana State Representative
David Kovich
Komark, LTD
Sherry Walter
Old National Bank
Kathy Murray
Purdue Extension Tippecanoe County
David Rosenthal
Attorney at Law
Amanda Rubeck
Fifth Third Bank
Erica Wasson
Plymouth Tube
Aimee Jacobsen, ex-officio
City of Lafayette


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.

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