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.


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.


It is the vision of HomesteadCS to be nationally recognized as a premier provider of programs that enable homeowners, potential homeowners and tenants to make informed decisions about their housing options and to achieve long-term affordable housing.

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 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 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 marie-11-purple-favorite-e1524492254985.jpg
Joe Kellogg, Housing Programs and Facilities Manager, Joe@HomesteadCS.org Joe (11) favorite purple
Kristi Gill, Housing Educator, Kristi@HomesteadCS.org Kristi - Use this for site
Karen Evans, Director of Marketing and Development






Jason Schwenk, Accounting Manager, Jason@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

Russell Harvey
Purdue Federal Credit Union 

Joe Howarth

Centier Bank

Heather Hart

Ivy Tech Community College

Sheila Klinker

Indiana State Representative

David Kovich

Komark, LTD

Sherry Walter

Old National Bank

 Charlie Shook

Coldwell Banker Shook

David Rosenthal

Attorney at Law

Tim Schooler

First Financial Bank


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