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
Chris June, Marketing and Development Director Chris@HomesteadCS.org
Tracy Landes, Housing Counselor Tracy@HomesteadCS.org
Amanda Warf, Accounting Clerk Amanda@HomesteadCS.org
Sheila Hall, Front Desk Assistant Sheila@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


It is the mission of HomesteadCS to assist people in the communities we serve to achieve quality housing solutions. In doing this, we promote strong families, strong neighborhoods, and strong neighborhood leaders.


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.

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